Monday, March 22, 2010
Weekend Herb Blogging #225
Janet(Canada) of Taste Space,baked the Hearty Grain Filled Peppers ,adapted from a Health Cookbook ,the peppers are stuffed with well-seasoned wholesome bulgur ,and made more appealing with topping of fat-free yogurt and toasted pumpkin seeds.
Tigerfish of Teczcape,made a healthful Loofah Soup with Gingko and Mushroom.Gingko is a chinese herb and the Loofah vegetable which is also common in China,has appearance of cucumber,is soft and slimy like the bottle gourd.Loofah is an amazing healing food,a body cooler,that reduces phelgm and cleanses blood.
SE(USA) of Denufood preparedPasta with Tomato ginger sauce and Artichokes.The sauce has the extra kick of spice from ginger and chili powder.The frozen artichokes used are such big time savers.
PJ Ginger & Garlic of savored these rare Jerusalem Artichokes also know as Sunchokes.Research reveals these are not related in any way to the middle east or city of Jerusalem.Read the post for rest of the theory behind the name.To PJ these were cross between water-chestnuts, apples and potatoes in taste.Best enjoyed as simple stir-fry or in soups.
Graziana(Italy) of Erbe in Cucina (Cooking with herbs) presents a lunch menu with 20 appetizer,how yum is that.One of them featured is Fruit Brochette with Coriander ,a skewer that is fresh,juicy and cheesy.
Sra(India) of When My Soup Came Alive fixed a quick and nutritious dinner, Egg-Spinach Baked With Nut Crust with excellence of eggs,fresh leeks,spinach,cheese and a crunchy nut crust.
KC(Vancouver,Canada) of Kitschow cooked a warmingVegetable broth with brunoise vegetables and Jujube.Jujube are Chinese red dates,imparts a sweet flavor to the broth and provide all the benefits of a multi-vitamin pill.
Haalo(Australia) of Cook Almost Anything delighted us with yet another sensational dish, Viking Potato Gnocchi with Sage burnt butter.The Viking potatoes come in interesting shades of purple ,this particular kind was red skinned and pink fleshed.Making a perfect gnocchi requires some careful handling of ingredients,Haalo clearly explains that in her post.
Kalai(USA) of My recipes Dairy spread a generous amount of good food in her toasted sandwich,chunky and succulent Avocado Spread .
Finally my Chickpea Polenta.The remarkable recipe was sighted in the Mayo Clinic Cookbook, inspired by the french snack called Panisse made using chickpea flour.
Appreciate all the 9 participants for sharing their extraordinarily good eats.Thanks to Haalo for successfully managing the event and Kalyn ,the mastermind of Weekend Herb Blogging.
Weekend Herb Blogging #226 will be hosted by Graziana from Erbe in Cucina (Cooking with herbs).Please send your entries to scrivi AT erbeincucina DOT it