This dish is prepared en papaillote which is french for "in parchment" or in this case aluminum foil. En papaillote is basically a steaming technique which is great to use with subtle flavored foods like fish and vegetables.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Monday, April 14, 2014
"If anything, my characters are toned down - the truth is much more bizarre." Jackie Collins
Well, Lucky Santangelo the sexy glamorous daughter of the gangster Gino must be an interesting real life person. She sure can cook up a storm in Jackie Collin's new cookbook: The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
This haddock dish was inspired by the traditional Scottish chowder called Cullen Skink which is a smoked haddock soup. I couldn't find smoked haddock where I live, but I could find fresh haddock along with parsley, cream, leeks and shallots which are often put into this Northern coastal chowder. I served it with clapshot a mashed potato, carrot, and turnip dish that I will write about in a later post.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Real Men Don't Eat Quiche... do you remember this book that made quiche eating controversial? It is hard to believe that as a society we once defined a man by what he ate.