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gougères with shallots, bacon & greens

I first discovered the magic that is Zuni Café after moving to Berkeley in 1998. Their cookbook, which came out a few years after that, has pretty much been open on my counter ever since. 598 more words


Onion Soup: A French Classic

When the weather gets colder and the leaves begin to turn, it’s time for a bowl of French onion soup and this year, I decided to finally learn how to make it. 477 more words


November 2016!

This month is cold!!! There have been frozen fingers at the allotment and to be honest I just wanted to stay inside!

The first Saturday of the month we got down to plot 2 and removed the last of the bean frames and dug over the bed ready for new raised beds to go in sometime soon! 562 more words


Chicken with Mushrooms


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 500g chicken breast fillets
  • flour, for dusting
  • 50g cubetti di pancetta
  • 300g small button mushrooms
  • 2 large shallots, chopped
  • 250ml chicken stock…
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Brussels sprouts in brown butter sauce

Adapted from smitten kitchen

200 g brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
50 g unsalted butter
3 shallots, very thinly sliced
3 spoonfuls of flour… 103 more words


Winter Salad Dressing

RECIPE #330, DAY #521

ORIGINAL RECIPE: “Walnut Oil Vinaigrette” from Deborah Madison’s Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone*

TIMING: 20 minutes (most of it doing nothing) 233 more words


Mushroom and Shallot Cream Sauce over Pasta

Buongiorno, my  friends.

That’s about all the Italian I know, and I am half Italian. Impressed?

It’s a gloomy, rainy, ashy and sad day here in the Smoky Mountains. 480 more words