Vegetable Bolognese - with bacon and fusilli (from durum pasta)
Apricots with a bit of brown sugar bake like a marmalade with the cake together in the oven. Heavenly good, hard to explain! Of course, I avoided white flour this time too, I am using almond and coconut flour. You can eat it easy without counting calories.
Due to the summer holiday season and to coincidence, this time when I made this wonderful sweet bread I had a tiny help too. The 6-year old neighbor kid was just over by us when I was just kneading the dough. She could smell the scent of the rising bread when I started to stretch out the dough. She came over to me and proposed her help in anything I need. I was more than happy to say yes to her. So we were filling the sweet bread together with my little help on a summer morning. She could hardly wait for the sweet bread to bake ready by that time all the kitchen smelled through gorgeous sweet bread smell. The girl took home so proudly the 10 pieces she filled herself. It was an experience to bake together with her.
Roasted duck leg with red cabbage and apple and nutmeg potato purée.
Mushroom strew with sour cream - and with home-made summer fermented cucumber
Summer rainy days make me bake with yeast. I love the smell of the dough baking in the oven. So these days I have to bake. I had in my green garden fresh dill and in my fridge I had fat cottage cheese. So on such an afternoon, I took the opportunity and baked a yeast sweet bread with dill & cottage cheese for my little family I was expecting that afternoon. It is excellent with tea, coffee or any other refreshment. It is a filling tea-time food. Also good for breakfast.
There are certain dishes that will always remind me of my daddy. He was the one who taught me the basics of cooking. Such a dish is the Brassoi pork medallions with French Fries. To tell you the truth, his was a little heavier but taste wise, I almost make the same like Dad did.
Lemon curd gives an incomparable silkiness and taste experience. It is excellent with custard/pie and can be well combined with any type of fruits or it is also excellent with glass desserts. It is refreshing. It is often served with whipped egg white baked on top (meringue). This time I was using sugar-free coconut whip.
Galette is the pie of the French. You can fill it with basically anything salty or sweet. This time, we are going to fill it with apricots, you will love them! We serve it still warm. We can serve it with coconut whipped cream or home-made ice-cream.