Entries tagged asparagus

September 18th, 2011

Roast lamb racks with pinot glaze, asparagus and goats feta


Another experiment. First I prepared the lamb racks by browning them all over and putting them in a hot oven for about 10 minutes. I made a dressing for the asparagus of ‘persian style’ goats feta, parsley, lemon zest and garlic. And quickly cooked the asparagus in a pan. For the pinot glaze I used […]

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December 17th, 2010

Various mezze


Roast baby carrots with lemon juice, cumin and paprika; pan fried asparagus; grilled zucchini with chilli flakes and coriander seeds; saucisson seche from La Parisienne Pates. The choice of vegetables was just what we had left in the fridge from a market trip last weekend. The combination of coriander seeds and chilli flakes on the […]

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November 2nd, 2010

Pumpkin and crouton salad, quinoa and asparagus


We liked the quinoa from the other night so much that we decided to do it again with some left over chicken stock. Quinoa is really easy to cook and makes a great change from rice or polenta. The salad was some large croutons that I made with some stale bread, roast pumpkin, parsley, sage […]

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September 26th, 2010

Pan fried salmon with asparagus


The skin of the salmon stuck to the pan and made a kind of “salmon crackling” – not really what I was aiming for, but very tasty.

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