200 Cookbooks And Counting – Book 8 Rôtis, Stéphane Reynaud
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Cook Book 8, Rôtis Roasts for every day of the week by Stéphane Reynaud. Stéphane Reynaud came into my life via Saturday Kitchen. I can’t remember what he cooked but it made me go out and buy his cookbook Pork & Sons, and I have bought several of his cookbooks since then. The one I am featuring in this blog [&hellip

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200 Cookbooks and Counting – Book 4 Madhur Jaffrey’s Indian Cookery
Hare Masale Wali Murghi - Lemony Chicken with Fresh Coriander

I was a teenager when I first had Indian food. I had had Caribbean curries but not food from India. My father was visiting New York from the Bahamas and had a meeting at the UN with members of the delegation from India. My father invited me to join him and his friends for lunch. All I can remember about [&hellip

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Provence in your Kitchen – Roast Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic
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As I write this it’s early April and Spring weather has not come to Wales yet! Since it is, effectively, still winter in Wales, I thought I would bring some Spring to my cooking! I thought back to my days as a student in France. My roommate, Sophie, was from Provence and I was often invited home with her for [&hellip

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Life After B.R.A.T.

I recently had a bad tummy bug…don’t worry I won’t go into details! To help me recover from the upset stomach, I ate a bland BRAT diet, that consists of Banana Rice Applesauce & Toast, until the worse was over. After the BRAT diet, you are supposed to gradually go back to your normal diet and you start by introducing [&hellip

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Chicken. A bland, blank canvas?

Growing up in the United States, we ate a lot of chicken; it was a bland, blank canvas that could be transformed into a myriad of tasty meals by combining it with a countless combination of ingredients. It was rare that chicken was simply baked…too tasteless for that. We had it soused, curried, steamed, fried, smothered, stewed and gumboed to [&hellip

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