"Thank you so much. Yes my pork is *known*...my insurance agent! I'm going to give the salami a try when it gets a bit cooler here: October, I think...that's when we do country sausage...I'll let you know how it turns out: and again:…"
"I love smuggling food!
I'll give you a recipe for saucisson sec here but you will need to visit http://gimmerealfood-recipes.blogspot.com/ to get the recipe for soppressata and the curing instructions for the recipe below (works for almost any…"
"Now this is something I have always wanted to make...I filled my suitcase full of different salamis when flying home from France...was even able to smuggle them through customs...mmmmm...so are you willing to share how to do my own or recommend a…"
"Here are 2 recipes... the second one well suited for using up huge zucchini ( the quiche also freezes well!).
Farcis a la Nicoise
3 small eggplants
6 green or red bell peppers
1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil
"Many other cultures utilize pumpkins as vegetables rather than carving them or making pies. The French make wonderful soups, and this Afghani recipe is a favorite of mine because this time of year, the season for tomatoes and pumpkins coincide.…"
Whenever I see or hear the word gratin, the first thing that pops into my mind is a recipe by Joel Robuchon. Although he is the most acclaimed French chef in history, he also pens many very dishes that quite earthy and simple.
I teach traditional cookery (mostly Mediterranean cuisines), write a little, edit, translate, and restore traditional recipes, speak and do a little food activism. I try to garden for the year, practice nose-to-tail cookery, and avoid grocery stores as much as possible. Love cooking in terracotta!
Occasionally blogging at GimmeRealFood.blogspot.com
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Homemade boudin noir with eggs fresh from the ladies! Stracotto (as soon as I find a sheep).
De Re Coquinaria and Sir Albert Howard's An Agricultural Testament
Currently listening to:
Fela Kuti, Tito Puente
My latest DIY project:
Designed and built 2 hoop houses, working on the ultimate broadfork.