Tag Archives: Jamie Oliver

Smoked Salmon Pate

M. Parret showed me something interesting about butter; I had just bought a new batch of butter but had a small piece of leftover butter from the last batch still in the butter dish.   He pointed out that because … Continue reading

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Dacha on the Delaware

On Sunday we went to Vadim’s and Galina’s for a late lunch.  They have a beautiful European style country house whose living room picture window affords an uninterrupted view of the frozen Delaware river.  The gazebo next to the river … Continue reading

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Australian Lamb

During the holidays, Wegmans had an incredible sale on lamb; refrigerated floor bins filled with legs and racks.  Good prices too.  Of course the sign just said “lamb.” A tedious search of the packaging finally turned up, in some of the … Continue reading

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Toulouse Sausages with Cranberry Chutney

Whether in London or Dublin on vacation, missing France, at some point we’d always turn up like a bad centime at the Cafe Rouge, a chain restaurant with a French theme. They serve cremant and correct French Bistro cuisine.  You … Continue reading

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Bastille Day: Jamie’s Chicken and Vine Tomatoes

Jamie’s issue 39, June 2013 could keep me cooking all summer.  However, this is the last one I’m making for a while.  In this recipe, Jamie insists that the tomatoes be cooked on the vine.  Why?  I don’t know.  He’s … Continue reading

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Doing Jamie: Gennaro Contaldo’s Italian Rack of Lamb

I like it when Jamie Oliver features chefs that influence and inspire him in his magazine. I’ve tried recipes from his guest chefs before, for instance, Miles New’s roasted pork sandwiches with bottom of the pan relish https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/01/25/roasted-pork-sandwich-with-bottom-of-the-pan-relish/with fantastic results. … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Lamb with Olives and Tomatoes

I guess I’m starting to get settled because I’m doing Jamie again 😉   So much to talk about today; Fresh Paradise, lamb and proper food labeling. I love Fresh Paradise http://www.frischeparadies.eu/stores/stuttgart.html !  All the food I could normally get in the … Continue reading

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