Bookmarked Recipe: Zucchini Ribbons Salad
Way back in 2007 or 2008, when FoodTV still showed actual cooking shows and when we still had access to FoodTV, we saw Jamie Oliver making a spectacular looking zucchini salad. We instantly said that we had to try it. And promptly forgot because wasn’t yet zucchini season here.
Well. I’m happy to report that almost a decade later, we finally made the salad. (continue reading )
(If you are unable to view the video here, please go directly to YouTube: adding smoky flavour to dhal Makhani.)
Well. You’re not going to want to taste and try these pears yet. They may be very fine. But they are NOT ripe.
windfall pears on table and in green handled basket
There are so many volunteer pickers for Not Far From the Tree now that it’s a little tricky to get in on a pick. So imagine my delight to discover that I was one of the chosen to pick stunningly beautiful slightly unripe pears last Saturday morning.
I’m not sure what kind they are – I’m thinking maybe red Clapp’s Favourite or perhaps Flemish Beauty. But whatever they are, aren’t they gorgeous? The red colour is amazing! (continue reading )
When I was about to post about NFFtT grapes the other day, I was looking around for the post I was sure I had written about last year’s apricots. I cannot believe I didn’t post about them! Except to mention them briefly when talking about a filling for a brioche flower.
Considering how really brilliant last year’s apricot jam was, I had hoped to get in on another apricot pick. But it seems that it is not to be this year. NFFtT has become very popular and getting on the roster to do some picking is increasingly difficult. Not to mention that I’m pretty sure that apricot season is over now. If there were even any apricots at all this summer. How disappointing. (continue reading )