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.
Must pasta insist we default to basil and oregano when seasoning the accompanying sauce? Does Indian cuisine demand we pay homage to proteins with basmati rice, potatoes or Naan? Break free the chains! Particularly now since Al Dente’s latest line of Piccola Pastas have hit market shelves to switch things up. My last post, Pastazanella, was inspired by … Full recipe post »
You’ve heard of panzanella, right? That oh so delicious salad celebrating tomatoes when they’re bursting on the vines–even more handy to have in your recipe repertoire when you’ve a loaf of slightly stale Artisan bread that’s begging to be utilized? But what about Pastazanella? I just made a big batch, and I’m pretty sure you’ve never heard of that. Pastazanella … Full recipe post »
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