side dishes

Quinoa pure with cottage cheese

by smth good on February 22, 2011

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As I wrote in a previous post, quinoa is quite in trend these days and used a lot for vegan food and as a substitute for rice or pasta. This time, we decided to mash it and combine it with cheese and some fresh chives and parsley. It was excellent! A real treat, especially if [...]

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Baked fennel with parmesan

by smth good on February 11, 2011

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It looks like a huge onion and it tastes like a combo of celery and cabbage, with a hint of licorice. Most of all, I like its crispy texture when slightly baked. If you are not a fan of its crispy texture as I am, you can cut it in smaller slices or blanch it [...]

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Duchess potatoes

by smth good 19 January 2011 side dishes
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I didn’t understand all the fuss around these little cookie-like potatoes, basically bites of mashed potatoes with eggs, until we organized a dinner where we decided to serve them as side dish for a sole bonne-femme.  They looked so nicely on the plate that I fell in love with them! So fragile and beautiful, a [...]

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