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Roast Quail

By JudithKlinger | Aug 29, 2006

Roast Quail How do you photograph roast quail so that it doesn’t look quasi-pornographic? Maybe that’s why food stylists get the big bucks.Regardless, this is an excellent version of roast quail. 4 quail8 pitted prunes2 cloves garlic1 shot of armangac4 small pieces of bacon or pancetta Brining liquid: 1?4 cup coarse salt1 Tablespoon peppercorns (pink,…

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Black Bean Soup

By JudithKlinger | Aug 29, 2006

Black Bean Soup1?4 lb. chopped pancetta or bacon 3?4 cup each of chopped onions, carrots, celery, zucchini1 cup fresh chopped tomatoes1 knob of fresh ginger, coarsely chopped3-4 cloves of garlic1 whole chili pepper (more if you want some extra heat)1 lb of black beansWedge of fresh lime Heat a few tablespoons of olive oil in…

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Tomato Ginger Soup

By JudithKlinger | Aug 9, 2006

Tomato-Ginger soup 1 lb tomatoes, any kind, this recipe is for the time of year when tomatoes are everywhere!1 knob of fresh ginger1 small onion2 cloves garlic1 carrot1 stalk of celery1 chili pepper, not killer hot, you want gentle heat, not a hellish blast3/4 liter of watersalt and pepper to taste This is a simple,…

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Pear Ricotta Ravioli with Gorgonzola Sauce

By JudithKlinger | Aug 4, 2006

Pear Ravioli with Gorgonzola SaucePastaApproximately 200 g  ricotta & pear ravioli, this recipes serves 2 hungry peopleSauce1 ripe pear, chopped into small cubes, approx 1/3 cup1 small onion, finely chopped1/3 cup chopped and cubed pancetta or lardon or bacon (not strips, but a chunk of bacon will work)1?4 pint, or 200cl fresh cream3?4 cup gorgonzola…

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Roasted Orata in a Salt Crust

By JudithKlinger | Aug 1, 2006

Roasted Orata in a Salt Crust 1 small to medium orata per person1 orange250 g coasrse saltsprig of thyme if you have have itolive oil Clean the fish well, but leave it whole (head and tail on….don’t be squeamish, it looks much better with its head on). You can do this with other fish that…

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Spaghetti con Alici i Pomodorini

By JudithKlinger | Jul 20, 2006

Spaghetti con alici e pomodorini4-5 whole salted anchovies1?2 cup chopped tomato2-3 cloves chopped garlic1 teaspoon chopped parsley3 T finely chopped red onion3-4 dried chili peppers1?2 teaspoon orange and lemon peelOlive oil Put a large pot of salted water on to boil. Clean the anchovies. I’m lucky enough to have on hand some whole, salted, Ligurian…

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My Recipes

By JudithKlinger | Jul 20, 2006

These are some of the recipes that I’ve created this summer. They are meant as a guideline to creating a similar dish in your kitchen.  All of us have access to slightly different ingredients, some of us like lots of garlic and spice, some don’t. That’s the beauty of cooking at home, you get to…

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