Tag Archives: dip

Pantzarosalata

11 Jul

pantzarosalata

This puréed beetroot salad is another recipe from Madhur Jaffrey’s World Vegetarian cookbook that I’ve been making for years. We eat it with blini, and with oatcakes as an appetizer before our Burns Night haggis. Continue reading

Bosnian ajvar

3 Jul

Making  ajvar to go serve with our Bosnian meal of cevapi and somun was a last-minute decision, when I realised that making proper kajmak took a day and a half (a few hours before dinner).

A flavourful purée of roasted vegetables and garlic, versions of ajvar are made throughout the Balkans. It keeps well in the fridge. Continue reading

Pebre

23 Jun

pebre

Chile’s version of salsa. Looking at a few recipes, the key elements are tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro and vinegar. I stuck with my version of the recipe from Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant, which I’ve been making for years. It keeps for several days in the fridge. Continue reading

Andrea’s salsa

5 Aug

Salsa

This recipe evolved through my attempts to recreate the salsa served at the Topanga Cafe in Vancouver. Continue reading