Kashmiri Televor (Sesame Bagel)

Obviously we are all practicing social distancing, so I’ve decided to make use of my time at home in between telemedicine appointments. Today’s project was to make a classic Kashmiri bread, televor, enjoyed with pink salt tea (sheer chai). It’s similar to a sesame bagel. I used a french flour used for baguettes but you…

Linguine Vongole e Prosecco

Great ingredients can make a simple recipe delicious. The fresh clams with cherry tomatoes and parsley add so much flavor to the olive oil and Prosecco. Such a elegant and satisfying dish. Ingredients: 15-20 Little neck clams in their shells 75-100 ml of Prosecco 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled,…

Homemade Thai Green Curry

One of our favorite cuisines is Thai food and in particular coconut milk based green and red curry. I’ve made this dish in the past with store bought Thai green curry paste but it seemed to lack freshness. So I decided to try making homemade Thai green curry paste, using ingredients from multiple recipes. I…

Sunday’s Bolognese

Sundays are great for slow cooking recipes. This ground pork bolognese is perfect for low simmer cooking while enjoying the lazy summer day. Enjoy.   Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, finely sliced 2 celery sticks, finely sliced 2 carrots, finely diced 1lb organic ground pork 1lb Italian mild sausage 2 oz red wine…

Apfelstrudel with Raspberry Coulis

It is difficulty to find anyone who doesn’t appreciate a baked apple dessert. This is an Austrian apfelstrudel with a raspberry coulis for a twist. Strudel can be traced back to the 17th century, gaining popularity during the Habsburg Empire. Even though an apple strudel (apfelstrudel) is most widely known, there are various types including…

Linzer Torte

My wife is Austrian, so obviously I had to attempt to make a Linzer torte. This is an Austrian torte, originating from the city of Linz. It is a crumbly pastry with jam and nuts, usually hazelnuts but I used almonds. The jam can be redcurrant, raspberry or apricot. The cake is usually covered by…