Butter

Oct 26

Oh la la Brioche

Brioche is a strange bread. It is somewhere between a cake, pastry and bread. In France it is often eaten for breakfast with just butter and/or jam, but it is also very good lightly toasted with butter as afternoon tea, as a basis for desserts, savoury dishes such as Cervelas Lyonnais en Brioche or coulibiac, …

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Jun 01

Here today, Scone tomorrow

Scones, how very British. A perfect way to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee by having afternoon tea with your best china tea-set, scones, butter or cream and strawberry jam. Scones origins are widely debated, but in Britain they are mainly to be found in Scotland, and the South-West of England where they are a component of …

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Mar 22

Chicken Scappy

One of our favorite dishes is chicken scarpiello from Carmines (NYC).  I love taking a really good restaurant dish & making it at home.  This is the recipe from carmines,  as provided by  Good Morning America.  I personally prefer my “Scappy” to have thyme instead of oregano.  This is also much less saltier than the Carmines version, …

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Jan 04

Smalec po Goralsku – Polish Bacon Pate

I made a visit to the Polish Deli yesterday to buy some ‘kiszka’ (blood sausage), but more of that another time. While there I also got some duck pate and noticed ‘Smalec po Goralsku’, which was translated as Bacon Pate. I’m always looking for new edible delights to try and this fitted the bill. Smalec …

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