Entries tagged shallots

January 8th, 2012

Rice vermicelli with minced chicken, chilli, bamboo, basil and other things


I can’t vouch for the authenticity of this “Thai” dish, but I can vouch for the flavour. There is something about the combination of chicken, Thai basil, chilli and sweet soy that is just really good. So: here is my attempt at Almost a Recipe. (I say almost because I’m not really very specific with […]

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April 1st, 2011

Sauteed garlic and shallots, charcuterie, fromage


You wouldn’t think that while traveling through Provence (of all places) you would think “you know we need? More garlic!” But that’s what K requested, and her wish is my command. So, to have on bread, with other tasty things from the market: garlic and shallots, cooked slowly in olive oil, butter, salt, pepper. And […]

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