Caramelized Shallot, Honey and Roquefort Cornbread

Caramelized Shallot, Honey and Roquefort Cornbread

A couple of weeks ago, I got my review copy of Comfort: Food to Soothe the Soul, the grand new  John Whaite cookbook. My review is here and I will repeat myself: this book is essential. It’s filled with wonderful ideas, new creative ideas that boggle your mind. This...
Caponata Classica from Sicily by Phaidon

Caponata Classica from Sicily by Phaidon

We just enjoyed nine days in Italy, eight in Sicily and one in Milan [we broke up the trip home over two days and walked Milan for 20 hours!]. This was our first trip to Sicily and this dish was ubiquitous. You have water, you have bread, you have caponata. It’s a...
Smoked Onion Tart with Spinach, Blue Cheese, and Sage

Smoked Onion Tart with Spinach, Blue Cheese, and Sage

Yesterday I posted a cookbook review of Smoking Hot & Cold by Charlotte Pike. And a recipe for Smoked Onions, too. Here’s the way author Charlotte Pike suggests using those smoked onions: in a dramatic Smoked Onion Tart with Spinach, Blue Cheese and Sage. This is...
Smoked Onions [and Garlic] from Smoking Hot & Cold

Smoked Onions [and Garlic] from Smoking Hot & Cold

Earlier today I posted a cookbook review of Smoking Hot & Cold by Charlotte Pike. Here’s the recipe I fell in love with: smoked onions [and some garlic, too, in the picture]. What to do with them? They keep in your refrigerator for up to a week. You can just eat...