Fennel Fig & Almond Bread

Fennel Fig & Almond Bread / Patty's Food

  I made this bread last year and loved it.  Somehow it never made it to the blog but I never forgot about it and finally got around to making another loaf.  A few months ago I also made a small batch of fig preserves which I broke into last week to spread on slices […]

Quinoa, Fruit and Nut Salad For French Fridays

  Because of black quinoa’s striking color, reminds me of wild rice, I decided to use it in my salad this week for French Fridays with Dorie.  Attempting to give my salad even more visual pizazz  I added orange zest and crème fraiche with sprigs of watercress on top.  I did a fair amount of […]

Beggar’s Fusilli Friday with Dorie

Did I use fusilli instead of the linguini called for in this recipe from Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan because I wanted to title my post French Fusilli Friday??  Maybe but more likely because I love a thicker corkscrew type of pasta to soak up the rich flavorful sauce I made using Dorie’s […]