Steak with Mustard Butter

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While summer is salad time around here, I cannot live on salad alone. Sometimes I pair that salad with a properly cooked steak. Because I am most often unwilling to pay the price asked at a steakhouse, I make mine … Continue reading

Lemon-Pistachio Israeli Couscous

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There was so much excitement here at Casa Whatfoodimade this week. I know you are wondering: “Why? What is happening over there? Please tell us!” Okay. I understand that this may not be as exciting for you as it was … Continue reading

Shakshuka

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Another month, another cookbook to try out from the Food52 Cookbook Club. This time, it’s any of the books written by Yotam Ottolenghi. Three of these books are familiar to me… I’ve cooked from Ottolenghi, Plenty and Jerusalem already. And … Continue reading

Wine-Braised Chicken with Shallots and Pancetta

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What five things do you always have in your refrigerator? I don’t wonder about the normal things like milk and eggs but about the things that are a little different and are used in the food you especially like to … Continue reading

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Pasta – L’Autunno

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I’m not sure why this is the autumn entry in the set of four seasonal pasta recipes in The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook. Maybe it’s because of the orange apricots and golden garlic which are reminiscent of the colour … Continue reading

Ottolenghi’s Salad With Fennel, Pomegranate and Sumac

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Taking a short break from cooking from Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan. This salad looked bright and colourful – just what I needed during this abominably cold and snowy winter. Let’s make it. Get a fennel bulb (just … Continue reading

Grated Carrot Salad

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Is it an old wives tale, or do carrots really improve your eyesight? Apparently they can help. They’re rich in beta-carotene, which is what makes them, as well as pumpkins and sweet potatoes, orange. Beta-carotene indicates the presence of Vitamin … Continue reading

Roasted Cauliflower, Hazelnut and Pomegranate Seed Salad

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Jumping into the Jerusalem cookbook craze with both feet here. I’ve read that there are over 3,000 cookbooks printed every year and that unless they are written by a celebrity, very few sell more than 30,000 copies. Jerusalem, which is … Continue reading