The French term for a savory, baking powder bread is ‘cake’.
They even give it a proper English pronunciation.
But, being American, calling this a cake just doesn’t seem right. And it’s not really a sweet / tea bread either.
I settled on Savory … Continue reading.....
My supermarket is being remodeled.
Admittedly it was looking rather tired and could use the work but does remodeling also have to involve rearranging?
Yes, I understand the marketing wisdom of moving everything around so that shoppers can’t go directly to pick up what they … Continue reading.....
This is a Fish Pie, in the British tradition…. topped with mashed potatoes.
For those who don’t know: Shepherd’s Pie is with lamb, Cottage Pie is with beef and Fish Pie is self-explanatory.
Mon mari claims he hates all fish….
But he likes salmon and … Continue reading.....
Kedgeree was, traditionally, made with smoked haddock and served as a part of a large breakfast.
In summer we smoke the salmon, using our smoker or a kettle grill, for about 20 minutes.
In winter I used a combination of fresh, roasted salmon and purchased … Continue reading.....
As a switch from our usual ‘Fish-Hell’ night (mon mari‘s words, not mine) I made a fish pizza.
Okay, a White Pizza with Smoked Salmon.
How can one go wrong with goat cheese and smoked salmon?
Mon mari would argue that it’s not … Continue reading.....
I posted a recipe very similar to this a few years ago.
But this is soooo good it deserves a repeat.
One more dish to make mon mari’s ‘Fish Hell Night’ something he’s starting to look forward to.
This is another dish from my French gratin cook book – so the original recipe was a bit rich…
And it served four.
I tweaked and substituted and cut back…..
I added quinoa, reduced the salmon, added smoked salmon and substituted yogurt for heavy cream….… Continue reading.....
No update this week.
Mon mari is lazing around watching old movies again.
He had surgery on a pinched nerve (other arm) last week.
To be nice to the invalid I made a favorite risotto on his least favorite day (fish hell day – I … Continue reading.....
One more holiday weekend….
Eat, Drink and be Merry, for tomorrow we may diet!
You might find one or all of these small bites I made useful for a New Year's party.
Our neighbor hosted a small Christmas dinner party, for those of us, who, … Continue reading.....
The holidays are full of traditions; some new, some old, some we love and some we hate.
When I was growing up my family either had Sloppy Joes or Chili on Christmas Eve, followed by lots of Christmas cookies, homemade fudge, divinity, and popcorn balls. … Continue reading.....