Lasagne Bolognese – 2010
When I think of comfort food, one thing that instantly comes to mind is Lasagne. My Mother made an amazing Lasagne, and I always cherish my childhood memories surrounding it. My husband and I went to Italy to celebrate our 2nd anniversary, and I have warm memories tied to my first sampling of a lovely Lasagne Bolognese in Rome. I absolutely love Lasagne of all kinds, and there seem to be 11ty different variations on recipes out there. I recently purchased Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, and adapted the recipe in the book to fit what I had on hand, as well as to include fresh pasta. I prefer fresh pasta, but if time or material is not on your side, 8 ounces of dried egg lasagne sheets can work just as well. I hope that you do try to make some fresh pasta at some point, though. It’s something just so simple and rewarding, and the difference in quality is shocking. Continue Reading
Sweet and Sour Pork and an Anniversary!
I've been a food blog browser for a few years now, and always took pleasure in searching for new recipes to try. The problem? Keeping track of all of my links and modifications! A year ago, I decided to keep track of all of the new recipes I had tried and liked in blog form - 138 before this post. Today is the first anniversary of my first post So, to commemorate my blog-i-versary (Thanks, Jeff ;)) I decided to post this great, quick recipe from Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution. Thanks for reading, and let me know what you think! Continue Reading
Chicken and Leek Stroganoff
I generally don't tend to work my way through a cookbook, but it really feels like that's what I'm doing with Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. I assure you, this is not intentional. It was not planned. But, I simply can't put down this book. This collection of recipes seems to be inspiring me to cook something different every. single. night. Despite having a stomach bug for the last 3 nights, I have been inspired to cook these dishes because frankly, they're just so easy and quick! The Chicken and Leek Stroganoff had my husband exhibiting some skepticism when I suggested it, but because it only took 19 minutes or there-abouts start to finish, I think he was sold because I didn't spend all night in the kitchen. I liked this one! Continue Reading
Moroccan Lamb with Couscous
I recently picked up Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, and have really enjoyed trying some of the simple, extremely quick and flavourful recipes. The Morrocan Lamb with Couscous was my first recipe, and despite lacking the called for dried apricots, I found that dates made a fantastic substitution. It was also extremely quick - about 25 minutes all together! Continue Reading