A couple of years ago, I made this terrine wishing I had some dried fruit handy – prunes or cherries, perhaps – to add a bit of sweet, lending another texture, a bite of chew, to an already delicious paté. The holiday season begs I use cranberries.
Rabbit & Pork Belly Terrine with Pomegranate Roasted Cippolini Onions & Grapes; a photo from a couple of years ago.
What I like about this recipe is that it develops a wider scope of flavor in its refrigerated captivity, so perfect for hacking off at random at this festive time of the year.
We’re having Christmas dinner at my son’s girlfriend’s uncle’s house (that’s a lot of apostrophes) on Wednesday. I’m picturing bringing the last hunk as hostess gift, wrapped in “…brown paper packaging tied up with string (thank-you Maria!)”… one of my favorite things, no doubt.
Here’s the slide show I made a couple of years ago – this year I did make some changes discovering that it really didn’t need weighting, it was dense enough.
The first thing my son asked me and Richard upon our return from Africa was, “What did you eat?” Not, “Did you see all of ‘The Big Five’ animals?“, or “Could you sleep knowing that lions were outside your tent?” No, nothing so pedestrian. He was curious about our culinary options while we were on safari in Kenya and Tanzania. … Full recipe post »
Hunkering down into the folds of winter, my body begs a slowing down, a turning inward, a respite from the frantic pace of December. The seasonal change also brings a change in what I’m craving–– at the moment, soul-nurturing meal-in-a-pot soups. Below, I’ve mapped together some of my well-tested global favorites. (For dozens more, check out the drop … Full recipe post »
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