The following light and airy cookies contain few ingredients, but lots of flavor and different textures. They are dairy free and gluten free, which makes them ideal for entertaining.
Duck breast meat is a special delicacy: unlike most poultry, it is at its best when pan-fried to medium-rare degree, very much like a good steak. The meat is highly flavorful, while the layer of fat adds more flavor, and a slight smokiness, when it is rendered in the pan. Continue reading
The following cakes will delight any fan of dense and moist fruit cakes, with an added bonus of tropical flavors and aroma of pineapple, coconut, rum and vanilla. Continue reading
The combination of cheddar cheese and pimientos is mostly known as the base for the tasty pimiento cheese spread, which was the inspiration for creating the following baked cheese balls. Continue reading
On a cold day, sometimes all that is needed is a straight-forward simple comfort food, without too much elaboration. The following stew is exactly that. Continue reading
The following tasty white chocolate and coffee mousse, has only three ingredients in it, and is very easy to prepare. Continue reading
The following tofu snacks will no doubt delight even hard core carnivores. Continue reading
“Hamin” is a dish that came to be in order to solve a religious practice. The Jewish laws of observing the Sabbath, the day of rest, forbid cooking during this day. In order to still have a warm meal during Shabbat, the solution was simple: place the food in the oven on Friday evening, and let it cook slowly overnight on very low heat, until needed. Continue reading
When I found a package of frozen wild caught haddock fillets at the store, I liked the fact that they were individually packed, and decided to buy it, not exactly having any special type of preparation in mind.
Haddock is a member of the cod family, and has a fairly firm texture and mild sweetish flavor. It can prepared in different ways, with the most popular is dipped in batter and deep fried. I wasn’t into that, and so decided to simply pan fry it with olive oil and butter. Continue reading
Hazelnuts are a favorite of mine, whether for baking or for savory dishes. Their earthy, somewhat sweetish flavor, and their creamy texture, elevate any dish they are added to. So, it was no wonder I ended up using them when I was preparing to bake some simple banana-lemon muffins, and wanted to give them an interesting twist. Continue reading