Posts Tagged: slow cooking

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Chinotto Braised Pork with Baby Turnips/ A Perfect Spring Dinner Party

Chinotto is an Italian cola that is flavoured with bitter orange.  It is fairly common or Canada (or at least it was in Vancouver when I was a kid) and I was wild about it as a teenager.  Here, in

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Chinotto Braised Pork with Baby Turnips/ A Perfect Spring Dinner Party

Chinotto is an Italian cola that is flavoured with bitter orange.  It is fairly common or Canada (or at least it was in Vancouver when I was a kid) and I was wild about it as a teenager.  Here, in

/ Erin

Saag “Paneer” (vegan)

My husband’s maternal grandparents raised their family in India.  Chris’ grandfather ran an international boarding school in his capacity as a United Methodist Minister.  Chris’ mother and all of his aunts and uncles grew up playing in the foothills of

/ Erin

Saag “Paneer” (vegan)

My husband’s maternal grandparents raised their family in India.  Chris’ grandfather ran an international boarding school in his capacity as a United Methodist Minister.  Chris’ mother and all of his aunts and uncles grew up playing in the foothills of

/ Erin

Fake Tandoori Chicken

A while back I tried a recipe for buttermilk roast chicken.  The recipe suggested that you allow the chicken to marinate in the buttermilk for 24 hours and the result was very tender.  I had used a whole chicken cut

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Fake Tandoori Chicken

A while back I tried a recipe for buttermilk roast chicken.  The recipe suggested that you allow the chicken to marinate in the buttermilk for 24 hours and the result was very tender.  I had used a whole chicken cut

/ Erin

Sourdough Blini (Gluten-Free)

I have not posted anything about my gluten-free sourdough starter for a little while.  That is misleading.  The sourdough starter has continued to demand a lot of attention and produce a lot of pancakes and Estonian style dark sourdough bread

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Sourdough Blini (Gluten-Free)

I have not posted anything about my gluten-free sourdough starter for a little while.  That is misleading.  The sourdough starter has continued to demand a lot of attention and produce a lot of pancakes and Estonian style dark sourdough bread

/ Erin

Gluten-Free Dark Sour Bread (Inspired by Estonian Leib)

 My sister and I went to Estonia to last June to learn about the country where our grandparents grew up.   Estonia has very delicious dark sourdough rye bread called Leib.  Our grandmother used to make it, and although I

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Gluten-Free Dark Sour Bread (Inspired by Estonian Leib)

 My sister and I went to Estonia to last June to learn about the country where our grandparents grew up.   Estonia has very delicious dark sourdough rye bread called Leib.  Our grandmother used to make it, and although I

/ Erin

Lamb, Fig and Eggplant Moussaka (Gluten-free or not)

I have had the pleasure of eating a lot of fresh figs as of late.  I hope that you have too.  If not, consider making this moussaka.  My mum’s friend Keith grows figs and he told me recently that figs

/ Erin

Lamb, Fig and Eggplant Moussaka (Gluten-free or not)

I have had the pleasure of eating a lot of fresh figs as of late.  I hope that you have too.  If not, consider making this moussaka.  My mum’s friend Keith grows figs and he told me recently that figs

Sweet Herb Stew

Typically when improvising I play with a lot of hot flavours. I love Chinese and Indian cooking and draw liberally from their spice palette. But the other day I felt like making something not spicy. Go figure. Cuisine wise, I

Sweet Herb Stew

Typically when improvising I play with a lot of hot flavours. I love Chinese and Indian cooking and draw liberally from their spice palette. But the other day I felt like making something not spicy. Go figure. Cuisine wise, I

/ Erin

Heroic Indian Rice Pudding (Kheer)

We served this rice pudding as for desert at our Indian welcome dinner the night before our wedding.  When I was planning the menu I tried to pick recipes that would not be too crazy to make in large quantities.

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Heroic Indian Rice Pudding (Kheer)

We served this rice pudding as for desert at our Indian welcome dinner the night before our wedding.  When I was planning the menu I tried to pick recipes that would not be too crazy to make in large quantities.

/ Erin

Mi-Cuit and Pickled Plums

On our honeymoon, Chris and I bought a bottle of Pickled French Plums in Washington State.   We ate them with smoked oysters and aged gouda cheese.  The ingredient list was short so I thought that I would try to

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Mi-Cuit and Pickled Plums

On our honeymoon, Chris and I bought a bottle of Pickled French Plums in Washington State.   We ate them with smoked oysters and aged gouda cheese.  The ingredient list was short so I thought that I would try to

Comforting Greek Vegetable Stew

Do you like cooking for other people? Personally it’s one of my main motivations for cooking creative food, making it nourishing and preparing food in general. This week we finally started doing something at work that we’d all been intending

Comforting Greek Vegetable Stew

Do you like cooking for other people? Personally it’s one of my main motivations for cooking creative food, making it nourishing and preparing food in general. This week we finally started doing something at work that we’d all been intending