This Portuguese Beer Bread has a nice, full and slightly bitter malty taste from the Porter and molasses. It is a great foil for clam chowder or other creamy soups or just slathered (don’t you love that word) with a bit of sweet fresh butter. Makes 2 medium sized loaves. Portuguese Beer Bread 2 cups of lukewarm Porter or other dark beer that you like 1/2 ounce or two packages active dry yeast 2 Tablespoons organic molasses or Steen’s dark ribbon cane syrup if you can find it 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour- I use King Arthur Organic 2 teaspoons salt 4 Tablespoons olive oil, plus more for bowl 4…
I just received a lovely box of delicacies from Foods from Chile. I won it over on Kitchen Play becauseÂ Johanna from Momma CuisineÂ picked my suggestion for using the contents of her gift box to make an Once (Chilean tea time)Â feast. Thanks to everyone involved. I am sure I will enjoy the extra virgin olive oils, blueberry juice, mussels, onion jam, lip balm, apron, shopping bag and recipes, plus some healthy substitution tips on a handy magnet. I will use the olive oil in my next Once feast to make Poor Man’s Butter. It is one of my favourite treats. Gracias! It’s a bounty!
Hi there! I know it’s been a while. I’ve been cooking and gardening but for a while I’ve had the blahgs and not been motivated to post here. I promise -it’s not you- it’s me. 🙂 But here it is- a reason to share with you again. I recently received a review copy ofÂ Grain Mains by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, from the nice folks at Rodale. Chock full of delicious, enticing recipes and useful information about whole grains and how to prepare them, I instantly bookmarked dozens of recipes to try. I highly recommend that you go out and get yourself a copy if you are interested in…