Sourdough Bread with tomatoes and thyme

This is a very special and significant post for me. This easy sourdough bread with tomatoes and thyme was my first sourdough bake ever. I had struggled to make a starter and then when I did I immediately baked my first loaf. Today I can see how many mistakes I made with it but at…

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Chimichurri Rice

This is quite late to wish everyone a grand 2019 but in my defense I have been busy with holidays and family reunions and then recovering from the hangovers of the holidays and family reunions. So happy 2019 to everyone. I begin this year, surprisingly, not with a bread recipe which is usually the norm.…

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Multigrain Fougasse

Fougasse is one of my favorite breads and I love to make it often. I have blogged about a simple Rosemary Fougasse┬ápreviously and so this time I wanted to do something different. I found this awesome multigrain recipe with olives, tomatoes and garlic and I knew I simply had to make it. It turned out…

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Insalata Caprese Loaf

Baking for the letter ‘I’ left me pretty confused. The almost obvious choice was the Irish Soda Bread which has also been on my to-bake list for quite a while. But at the same time, I had decided on the bread theme for this month and the soda bread is technically not bread since it…

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Apple and Almond Soup

I am not a huge fan of cooking fruits preferring to have them raw as they are supposed to be. But sometimes exceptions need to be made, especially when you have a beautiful symphony of apples with tomatoes, gooseberry and carrots topped generously with almonds. Exception accepted. I had a couple of apples sitting on…

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Baked Pisto with Eggs

    Today is the second day in the ‘Do the eggplant’ series as part of the Blogging Marathon. Like I mentioned in yesterday’s post, the husband has been throwing more tantrums than my daughter when it came to eggplants. But he loved the baked eggplant with Parmesan. So at least I have one go-to dish…

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