cookbooks, etc.

Cookbooks, magazines, recipe sources

New Year’s Challenge: Tartine Polenta Bread (BBB January 2018)

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

summary: recipe for Tartine Polenta Bread, based on a recipe in “Tartine Bread” by Chad Robertson; definition of corn; using millet in place of corn; following the book recipe produces Slack Bread – worse than the croc!; making my sister happy; importance of recipe testing; overwintering rosemary in an inhospitable climate; a Bread Baking Babes […] Continue reading »

Pasta with Orange, Ham and Gremolata

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

summary: delicious pasta from Jamie Schler’s cookbook “Orange Appeal”; in praise of Ilva’s photography; minor substitutions; adding Gremolata and Swiss chard; Too bad they didn’t ask Ilva to take the photos…. -TPH, looking at the images in another cookbook The day after we had mussels with orange and fennel, T was leafing through Jamie’s book […] Continue reading »

Wordless Wednesday: 60!?!!

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

♥ p.98

Delving into the Archives: Indonesian Potatoes with Chili Sauce

Friday, November 10th, 2017

summary: Keripik Kentang Balado (Fried Potatoes with Chili Sauce; using our neighbours’ hot hot hot chilis; going through our photo archives; more praise for back issues of SAVEUR; Since cancelling our long-standing subscription to SAVEUR magazine, we have been cherry picking past issues to have as reading material in the bathroom. (I love to read […] Continue reading »

Not-blood orange salsa with avocado

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

summary: not-blood orange salsa from Jamie Schler’s cookbook “Orange Appeal”; making substitutions; no blood oranges? …use navel oranges instead; using all the orange (except the pith); orange extract and orange sugar; Oranges aren’t exactly in season yet but when Canada Post delivered Jamie’s cookbook on Thanksgiving weekend, I couldn’t stop myself from buying a few […] Continue reading »

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