Baba Ganoush by Franck Dangereux (The Foodbarn, Noordhoek, South Africa)

When I make Baba Ganoush (roasted aubergine dip), I always use the recipe from French chef Franck Dangereux – of The Foodbarn in Noordhoek, South-Africa – as a basis.

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Grilled Pasta with Feta by Yotam Ottolenghi

This dish from the Plenty More cookbook is a variation on “Baked Ziti“, the classic Italian-American oven dish.

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Spicy Chorizo and Pinto Bean Chili

I had a package of fresh chorizo sausages in the fridge. Using them for a delicious bowl of chili seemed a pretty good idea to me!

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Tian Provençal (Aubergine, Courgette and Tomato Casserole)

Whatever you call this one, a Tian Provençal, ratatouille or a confit byaldi, they are all very nice varieties of delicious Mediterranean casseroles!

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Asado Burger with Chimichurri and Provolone

This one was based on an Argentinian inspired burger recipe I found over at seriouseats.com.

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Lasagna by Tom Kerridge

I was looking for a ragu bolognese in Tom Kerridge’s cookbook Best Ever Dishes and found this very interesting lasagna recipe. Continue reading “Lasagna by Tom Kerridge”

Oven Baked Meatballs with Brown Ale Gravy by Tom Kerridge

Served with mashed potatoes and minted peas and mushrooms. A rather British supper.

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Porotos Granados Soup (Chilean Squash and Bean Soup) by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Another soup from the “River Cottage Veg” cookbook by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

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Melanzane Alla Parmigiana (revisited)

Last week was about revisiting some of our favorite recipes.

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Chicken Parmesan with Oven Roasted Tomato Sauce

A classic American-Italian dish.

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Spaghetti Marinara with Oven-baked Meatballs

I came across the recipe for these “Marvellous Meatballs” over at Sweet and Savory Bite a couple of months ago.  Continue reading “Spaghetti Marinara with Oven-baked Meatballs”

Melanzane Alla Parmigiana

Melanzane Alla Parmigiana is definitely in my top 3 of Italian dishes: perfect comfort food. However, it’s a deceivingly simple recipe that is hard to nail.

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