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French Fridays with Dorie: Spicy Vietnamese chicken noodle soup

For this week’s French Fridays with Dorie, we made a fabulous Vietnamese soup that is perfect for this all-of-a-sudden cold snap we are having.  I love all types of noodle soups and lived on them last summer in Laos, but rarely make them from scratch myself.  Dorie’s version (pp 98-100) is very accessible and doesn’t […]

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Daring Cooks: Stuffed vine leaves (dolmades)

The October Daring Cooks’ challenge was hosted by Lori of Lori’s Lipsmacking Goodness, who challenged The Daring Cooks to stuff grape leaves.  Lori chose a recipe from Aromas of Aleppo and a recipe from The New Book of Middle Eastern Food. A lot of you have wondered recently how I manage to do everything I […]

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Rosewood Estates 2008 Süssreserve Riesling and 2008 Semillon

For this installment of pairing Rosewood Estates wines, we went for the 2008 Natalie’s Süssreserve Riesling.  Rated a (2) on the sugar scale, Neil immediately suggested an Asian or Indian dish.  We settled on butter chicken, one of our favourites.  I wanted to try a new recipe, and Neil wanted a curry of some sort […]

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Project Food Blog 2010: Picture Perfect

First of all, thank you all SO MUCH for voting me through to Round 4 of Project Food Blog.  The response to my “Around the World on a Plate” dinner post was absolutely overwhelming – I am glad so many people enjoyed a virtual trip around the world… Secondly, you didn’t think you I would […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Gérard’s mustard tart

I approached this week’s French Fridays with Dorie with trepidation…  Gérard’s Mustard Tart (pp 154-156).  Requiring pastry. Pastry and I are not friends.  But I was determined to give it a go, with Dorie cheering me on over Twitter! The pastry seemed a little dry. Maybe my butter was too cold?  I was careful to […]

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