PPN; YeastSpotting, MLLA, Bookmarks; T&C

For Presto Pasta Nights (PPN), participants are invited to make and blog about pasta dinners. For My Legume Love Affair (MLLA), participants blog about beans and pulses on the theme provided by the current host. For YeastSpotting (YS), participants are invited to make and blog about bread baked with yeast (wild or baker’s) or to make a dish starring bread. For Bookmarked Recipes (Bookmarks), participants are invited to make and blog about a recipe bookmarked from a cookbook, magazine, blog, website, TV, etc. etc. For Taste & Create (T&C), participants are divided randomly into pairs then they are to find, recreate and blog about one dish from their partners’ archives.

Got Kecap Manis? Make Nasi Goreng!

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Nasi Goreng

summary: recipe for Nasi Goreng, based on a recipe in SAVEUR No. 150; kecap manis and shrimp paste; (click on images to see more photos and larger views) Bookmarked Recipes #35: Nasi Goreng T is sick of hearing me grouse about SAVEUR magazine’s shorter and shorter articles. Of course, I expected it of January’s SAVEUR […] Continue reading »

Water Sports (BBB March 2014)

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

summary: recipe for Water-Proofed Challah; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) March 2014 Last month was a baptism by Fire for new BBBabes. This month it’s Water (Eeek what’s next month? Earth?) Last Monday, […] Continue reading »

Snow? Again??? Taking Comfort with Chocolate (Bookmarked)

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

summary: recipe based on SAVEUR magazine’s Chocolate Bark; SAVEUR magazine comes through again! information about Bookmarked Recipes; Bookmarked Recipes #33: Chocolate Bark It snowed last night! Again. And… pretty, isn’t it? But. It’s March! Will this winter never end? Luckily, we do have running electricity and the furnace, stove and oven are working. But we […] Continue reading »

Corn Tortillas from Scratch (Bookmarked Recipe)

Monday, June 24th, 2013

summary: recipe for corn tortillas from scratch; no need for a tortilla press; information about Bookmarked Recipes (click on images for larger views and more photos) Before now, we have always bought pre-made corn tortillas because we didn’t have a tortilla press. It turns out that it’s insanely easy to make really good tortillas from […] Continue reading »

Being Seasonal with Beets and Horseradish

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

summary: recipe for raw beet and horseradish salad; submission for Bookmarked Recipes; information about hazeret (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Apparently, we are reaching the end of beet season in Ontario and will soon be unable to get local beets until July. Augh!!! Quick!! Get some now so you too […] Continue reading »

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