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.
With the Beijing Olympics in full throttle, I’ve been more interested in reading about the cooks––ahem, robots––making some of the food rather than in the competitions themselves. Andrew Keh, a sports reporter recently interviewed by the New York Times, spoke of the dumplings and fried rice he was served in the media cafeteria “….I’ve tasted … Full recipe post »
Feeling gratitude, ironically, has been my saving grace during this era of Coronavirus––the best antidote I’ve found for remaining calm and positive. For so many there seems to be no bright side, no reason for gratitude and platitudes fall flat. I wish I had the right words for you, or at least could serve you … Full recipe post »
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