Duck. Until fairly recently, it’s been on my “too difficult to cook properly” list. Also, I find it quite a strong flavoured meat. And really, I had a pet duck when I was little (named “Ping” after this book) so for many years I didn’t even touch the stuff. I started to learn to like […]
I’m back with Tuesdays with Dorie! Starting today, twice a month, we’re baking our way through her latest cookbook (her 11th!) Baking Chez Moi. I’m excited to work my way though the book with the group (yes, it’s going to be a while!) – there are so many fabulous recipes – and all so do-able! […]
We’re working with Jerusalem artichokes again this week for French Fridays with Dorie. Despite the name, these ugly root vegetables are NOT artichokes. Also known as sunchokes they are a member of the sunflower family (their flowers are similar in appearance). We’ve roasted Jerusalem artichokes for French Fridays previously so I was fortunate enough to […]
This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe was a perfect chilly-weather comfort food dish – osso buco. Osso buco translates to “bone with a hole” and generally means round, thick slices cut crosswise from a veal shank, with meat surrounding the central hole of the bone, which is filled with marrow. I wasn’t concerned about […]
It’s a 3 for 1 Dorie post today! Firstly, it’s Dorie’s birthday, so head on over to Twitter and Tweet her a birthday wish… Secondly – her new baking book, Baking Chez Moi comes out next Tuesday! Go – preorder it on on Amazon or Amazon Canada or for free worldwide shipping, buy from The […]
This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe is a simple roasted vegetable dish – Jerusalem Artichokes with Garlic. Let’s talk about the name shall we? It’s actually not an artichoke (no relation, either) and did not come from Jerusalem. According the the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs it’s thought the name is […]
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