Archive for June 2016
Lavender Overdose (I jest -- sort of). Suggestions?">Lavender Overdose (I jest -- sort of). Suggestions?
I've recently begun using lavender, or "lavendar," as my nan would've spelt it, very heavily in my cooking. Unfortunately, after about a week of lavender-stuffed everything (especially honey-sweetened whole milk yoghurt with the teeniest bit of food-grade lavender essential oil and a dash of food-grade dried lavender flowers mixed...Read more
Difference between Zatarain's liquid crab boil and bagged version?">Difference between Zatarain's liquid crab boil and bagged version?
Any idea what is in either the bag or the liquid? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Friend of mine bought some in Florida, anybody seeing these up here, or have seen them in past years? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I am in the US and will be ordering Meera Sodha's new Fresh India cookbook from the Amazon UK site after it is released, since it doesn't have a US publication date yet and, more importantly, will be in metric units/have weights. Given that there is a flat £4 charge per...Read more
Do you have a recipe for the conserve with the oranges, raisins and walnuts? I would like to try that one! Sounds yummy! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Thanks. I'm going to do it with the Canadian corn that I've got. What else can I do? How bad can it be? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I know this is non-ideal but right now in my little halogen over, I put in 250 g of veggies on a 9" circular metal pan and get what feels like 100g of roasted vegetables back (with a lot of space in between). A shame because they're so delicious and...Read more
Favorite Paula Wolfert Recipes [Split from October Cookbook of the Month Voting thread]">Favorite Paula Wolfert Recipes [Split from October Cookbook of the Month Voting thread]
So thankful...thankyou! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Hi, experienced masa folk. I'm just about to begin my first foray into making masa from corn, and that's bit of an undertaking up here in Ontario. Anyway, I've got my cal/ lime and my corn, but, wait.... I've just hit upon a how-to post saying that I need to start...Read more
Stir Frying Beef Chunks Lightly Coated with Toasted Rice Flour">Stir Frying Beef Chunks Lightly Coated with Toasted Rice Flour
I made the beef chow fun recipe from Grace Young's "Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge" (here's the recipe, courtesy of Toronto Star: https://www.thestar.com/life/food_wine/recipes/2011/02/01/beef_chow_fun.html ) It turned out pretty good for a first try. Photo: http://i.imgur.com/GnaCs6B.jpeg Young calls for a touch of corn starch with the beef, and while I'm not generally a...Read more