It’s been quite some time since I posted a recipe on CheeseWeb but I couldn’t resist sharing this one with you. These muffins would make a great treat for this weekend’s breakfast!
Up until last night, I wast intimidated by the prospect of roasting a whole duck, but I’m so glad I tried it. It was quite possibly the most delicious thing I’ve eaten in months. I wanted to share the recipe with you and encourage you to give it a try.
If there’s one thing I love about autumn in Europe, it’s wild mushroom season. I just can’t get enough of those delicious little fungi. Last night I had my first wild mushrooms of the season. so I decided to try out a new recipe. My Wild Mushrooms in Cream recipe is adapted from one in the latest Jamie Oliver cookbook, Jamie Does. It was so easy and delicious I wanted to share it with you.
Puy lentils, lentille du Puy, (or French green lentils) come from the Le Puy region of south-central France. These small, green, peppery lentils are often called ‘poor man’s caviare’ in France. I hadn’t really eaten lentils, outside of the occasional curry, before moving to Europe. But Puy lentils have since become of favourite.
My latest addiction in the kitchen is pearl couscous, also known as Israeli couscous. Pearl couscous is larger than the regular kind and maintains its shape and texture better. It acts much more like pasta and is very versatile.
It’s a bit hard to find but check your international and pasta sections. Here in Brussels, I’ve managed to pick it up at Match and once at AH but it’s pretty hit or miss.
I’ve made a couple of variations of this summer salad and I’m in love. You can add or switch ingredients as you see fit but here is my starting recipe.