Tag: Herbs

Pasta with Herbs and Cream

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Spaghetti Aglio E Olio, or pasta cooked with olive oil and garlic, is one the simplest, and much loved basics in Italian cookery. I make it quite often and, as others do, I frequently add a little parsley and then round out the oil with a bit of butter as well. Today’s dish is a slightly more upscale, yet still rustic, offshoot of the original and not only includes some additional herbs, but is enhanced with a small amount of cream towards the end of the cooking process… Continue reading “Pasta with Herbs and Cream”

Herbed BBQ Ribs

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I have recently featured a couple of different back-rib recipes. Both used fairly complex seasoning mixtures and respectively employed the techniques of pre-cooking and  the indirect heat grill method. Today, I am cooking back-ribs again but I am going to grill over a direct flame after a marinating the meat using only garlic and herbs…  Continue reading “Herbed BBQ Ribs”

Review: Cooking with Chinese Herbs

By Terry Tan

2004, Times Editions, ISBN-13: 978-9812329608

In Chinese cuisine, almost all foods are categorized according to various qualities pertinent to the principles of Chinese Traditional medicine, and there are also quite a number of herbal ingredients that are used almost exclusively for their medicinal value. I only recently came across this very nice little book on the subject and I rather wish I had owned it before writing my post on Crocodile Meat Soup Mix, as it would have saved me quite a bit of research time… Continue reading “Review: Cooking with Chinese Herbs”