Hi! Please note the use of the word “spring” in the post title. It’s been spring since late March by the calendar but it snowed here on Sunday morning, with accumulation, which was annoying and not at all conducive to doing things like planting herbs or eating outside on the patio (the patio that was covered in S… Continue reading Roasted Spring Vegetables and Couscous
I’m still in an America’s Test Kitchen rut, this time with their Best Almond Cake. It’s from the same episode as the British-Style Currant Scones. (Free registration is required to get both of these recipes.) I’ve been wanting to make an almond cake for a while. My husband is a big fan of marzipan and almond… Continue reading Best Almond Cake
As I’ve mentioned before I have a scone-specific obsession. On our trips to Ireland I insist on packing myself full of scones and of course they vary in style and quality like any other food item, but trying to replicate the taste and texture of the best ones once we’re home has been a (delicious,… Continue reading ATK British-Style Currant Scones
I’m trying to remember the first thing I cooked that could remotely be considered Asian, and bonkers as it sounds I think it was probably something that – at the time, anyway – I would have considered pretty elaborate, mostly because of the ingredients called for. Now, I keep most all of these things in… Continue reading Exploring Asian Dishes.