Portuguese Cornbread

What good are mussels without bread to sop up the broth? This was easy and delicious. … [Read more...]

Clams in Coriander Sauce

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Here Carla shows me the basics of cooking clams. Next, I'll post her original recipe for Clams in Cataplana with Pork, White Wine, and Coriander. We didn't have a cataplana, but a wok with a tight fitting lid did the trick just fine. … [Read more...]

Lentil Date Soup

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Linda Woolven surprised me with the combination of flavours. I love lentils and dates, but had never thought of them together. Obviously, I need to do what Linda’s done and travel the world a bit more, because this is not an unusual pairing in the Middle East. The great thing about this soup is it will continue to warm us during this extended … [Read more...]

IPA Guacamole With David Ort

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David makes his IPA guacamole, a surprising recipe that is as delicious as it is unique. … [Read more...]