Carrot, Pumpkin, Orange and Ginger soup

Carrots and oranges as well as pumpkin and ginger are well-known and delicious combinations.

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Burger Week: #1 Homemade Chicken Cheeseburger with Guacamole

Burger Week at Arcisfoodblog: 6 posts on some of the more remarkable burgers I “encountered” in the past couple of months; either homemade or in restaurants.  Continue reading “Burger Week: #1 Homemade Chicken Cheeseburger with Guacamole”

Around the World – Morocco – Chickpea Tajine with Couscous

I found some fabulous M’Hamsa Couscous (hand rolled and sun-dried for a toasted flavor) and tomato passata from Les Moulins Majoub. Time to get my tajine out and make a stunning veg-packed dish! Continue reading “Around the World – Morocco – Chickpea Tajine with Couscous”

Leek, Chive And Caper Scotch Eggs by Mildreds

For Chantal’s birthday party, I made some Scotch eggs with a delicious herby dipping sauce. This is the veggie version.

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Scotch Quail Eggs with Bois Boudran Dipping Sauce by Galton Blackiston

For Chantal’s birthday party, I made some Scotch eggs with a delicious herby dipping sauce. This is the meaty version, I will post the veggie one later this week.

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Malteser Tiffin

For Chantal’s birthday, I was looking for a recipe for one of those fantastic cakes entirely covered in Maltesers, but along the way, I got distracted by this “Malteser tiffin”.

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Gnocchi with a Creamy Mushroom Sauce

I got some packets of De Cecco’s mini gnocchi, chicche di patate, so started looking for recipes to find a sauce that was not the standard browned butter with sage leaves.

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Sweet Corn Risotto

This risotto hails from Georgia and originally comes from Morgan Murphy’s cookbook “Southern Living Off the Eaten Path: On the Road Again: More Unforgettable Foods and Characters from the South’s Back Roads and Byways”  Continue reading “Sweet Corn Risotto”

Orzo with Tomato, Red Bell Pepper, Grana Padano and Thyme Infused Oil

Moments after the kids started digging in, they paused and – almost in unison – said: “wow, this is good.” I spontaneously got a 9.5 out of 10 and the constructive feedback that “a 10 out of 10 was well within reach if I added more cheese”. Smartasses… Continue reading “Orzo with Tomato, Red Bell Pepper, Grana Padano and Thyme Infused Oil”

Soufflé Cheesecake (a.k.a. Japanese Cotton Cheesecake)

My first attempt at a Soufflé CheesecakeThe taste very closely resembled a regular lemon cheesecake, but the structure is amazingly fluffy and light!

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Roasted Tomato and Red Pepper Soup

It’s getting closer to autumn. The urge to cook hearty soups automatically increases…

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Around the World – Spain – Salmorejo Cordobés

Ask anyone to name a cold tomato soup from Spain, and the reply will be gazpacho. However, salmorejo is a fantastic thick tomato soup from Córdoba that is eaten cold too.

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