I haven’t been cooking lately.
It’s been hot and I haven’t been in the mood.
Normally this is the time of year that I start getting excited about being in the kitchen again after a lazy summer of mon mari cooking on the grill.
I look forward to fall cooking with all the wonderful fall vegetables. I can’t wait to … Continue reading.....
I like gnocchi.
The fluffy little pillows of potato and flour cook in under two minutes once they hit the boiling water
I like fast and easy.
But I like them fried even better.
Put them right from the boiling water into a hot skillet with olive oil and brown well. The get a wonderful crunchy exterior and are light … Continue reading.....
I’m offering up this tasty little dish as a bribe for your opinion.
We had this as a first course.
We always have a first course on the weekends.
In case you’re wondering how / why we eat so much on the weekends… We don’t.
Yes we have a first course, but our main course is smaller to accommodate it.… Continue reading.....
Gnocchi, boiled first, then fried, get a wonderful, crunchy exterior and a light-as-a-feather interior.
Here they are finished with a savory mushroom sauce.
I used a small number and served it for a first course, but you could easily double everything and have it as a side dish.
Or triple (maybe not quite) and have it as a vegetarian main … Continue reading.....
A long time ago, in a place far, far away, in another life, I went to a restaurant show.
Not the kind of restaurant show for the general public; the kind of restaurant show for people whose business was restaurants: People who sold to, bought for, managed or owned restaurants.
The one fact that I remember from that show was: … Continue reading.....
Poached Egg with Fried Gnocchi
Remember last week when I was (in someone's opinion, obviously) a good girl?
This week, mon mari was (in someone's opinion, obviously) a good boy.
One more shameless plea for votes: Have you voted yet? For me? in the Food Blog Awards? Please?
This morning, whilst I stayed home to do laundry (remember: the … Continue reading.....