Category Archives: Appetizers
Tarte Tatin is an upside-down tart of apples or other fruit. According to the website WhatsCookingAmerica, legend has it that Tarte Tartin originated in France:
I like this flatbread with a warm bowl of soup. I also use this recipe as dough for a thick-crust pizza. The use of bread flour, as opposed to all-purpose flour, makes the final product crispier. For a chewier crust, … Continue reading
Here’s a different way to use the grill this Memorial Day weekend: grill avocados! Grilling softens the avocados. It also brings out the natural oils that make this fruit tasty and satisfying.
Here’s an appetizer that our son, Robert, shared with us. It is sort of a Caprese Salad folded into a grilled avocado. Who’d a thunk it! Easy to prepare, it is full of nutrition, and it doesn’t hurt that it … Continue reading
Open face sandwiches consist of a single slice of bread with one or more food toppings. They are popular in Europe where, in the Middle Ages, thick slabs of course bread called “trenchers” were used as plates. At the end … Continue reading
According to a popular foodie website, “Puff pastry is a light, flaky pastry made by repeatedly layering pastry dough and butter or another solid fat, called laminating, to form a thin dough that puffs in the oven.”