Risotto. I love the stuff. Creamy, lovely, perfectly al dente rice flavored with parmigiano cheese and whatever else you like. Not too heavy, not too many big ingredients – in texture as well as taste.
My favorite risotto has to be the yellow one, Risotto alla Milanese, but then again, that is [...]
I love it when a tiny alteration, which hardly takes time at all, makes a huge difference to a recipe. The sheer joy of that ‘eureka-moment’ when you figure out a way to improve on something great. Like the moment when Ruth Graves Wakefield decided to dump a bunch of chocolate pieces into [...]
In a previous post, I already showed you a sneak peek of the cake I made my mom for easter. It wasn’t the usual chicklets and eggs or baskets, which you so often see at Easter. Not because I don’t like those, or that I think I can’t make those. (Though I [...]
Despite the fact that in the last 2 days the temperatures here have spiked up and I can’t think of anything but spring or summer dishes, I didn’t want to hold out on my coq au vin. I made this a couple of weeks ago, but forgot about the pictures, so I didn’t write about it.
One of my 11 in ’11 goals was to host dinner once every quarter. So far I’ve managed. They might not have been super fancy parties where people were specifically invited, but still they were nice dinners with someone other than ourselves.
Just before the first quarter was over my dad stayed at our [...]
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