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Weekend Herb Blogging

Persian Rice (Tah Dig, “bottom of the rice”) – revisited (WHB#345: saffron)

Monday, July 30th, 2012

summary: recipe for Tah Dig (Bottom of the Rice), adapted from our recipe for Persian Rice in the BloggerAid cookbook; information about saffron and Weekend Herb Blogging;reminder about hunger; (click on image to see larger views and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #345: saffron (Crocus sativus) I’ve been meaning and meaning to post about […] Continue reading »

Mmmmm, Red Rice! (WHB#344: annatto)

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

summary: SAVEUR magazine’s Red Rice with Guam-Style Chicken Pork is delicious; information about annatto (aka achiote) and Weekend Herb Blogging; a rant about the food we can and cannot get; there IS enough food for everyone; (click on image to see larger views and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #344: annatto (Bixa orellana) And […] Continue reading »

Dinner for a Hot Summer Evening (WHB#293: lemongrass)

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

summary: The Vietnamese understand how to eat when it’s hot and humid; recipe for Vietnamese-style Lemongrass Chicken on Vermicelli Rice Noodles; information about lemongrass and Weekend Herb Blogging; (click on image to see larger views and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #293: lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) It has been insanely hot this week in Toronto. […] Continue reading »

Duck Legs with Garlic and Leaves (WHB#261: bay laurel)

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

summary: roasted duck legs with thyme, garlic and Bay Laurel; Chateauneuf du Pape Chateau de Beaucastel 1990; information about bay laurel and Weekend Herb Blogging; (click on image for larger view and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #261: bay laurel (Laurus nobilis) We had the most amazing revelation the other night. Bay leaves are […] Continue reading »

Moroccan-style Chicken with Couscous (WHB#226: preserved lemons)

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

summary: recipe Moroccan-style chicken with preserved lemons and oil-cured olives with whole wheat couscous – based on Anissa Helou’s recipe for Chicken Tagine with Olives and Preserved Lemons in “Mediterranean Street Food”; information about preserved lemons and Weekend Herb Blogging; (click on image for larger view and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #226: preserved […] Continue reading »

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