Posts Tagged “cheese”

Cheese “Steak” Pizza

Cheese “Steak” Pizza

From Stop and Shop   Sides: Serve with a spinach salad topped with a light vinaigrette. Dessert: Finish the meal with angel food cake, fresh strawberries, and low-fat cool whip. Wine Pairing: A firm-bodied wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon pairs well with this dish.   Ingredients 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust 1 lb…

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Beef and Cheese Ravioli

Beef and Cheese Ravioli

From Stop and Shop   Ingredients 1 package (9 oz) refrigerated cheese ravioli 1 pound ground beef 2 cans (14.5oz each) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic & oregano, undrained 2 cups or more lightly packed fresh baby spinach 1/2 to 3/4 C. crumbled feta cheese or grated Parmesan cheese (optional) sliced black olives (optional)  …

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A Passion for Cheese by Paul Gayler – review

A Passion for Cheese by Paul Gayler – review

A Passion for Cheese is another classy book by Paul Gayler. The visual delight is supplied by, once again, Gus Filgate and his camera. The book offers us more than 130 ways to cook with cheese but it also enlightens us about cheese making, choosing and storing cheese and what wine might work best. I…

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Whisky & Cheese Matching at the Athenaeum – bar review

Whisky & Cheese Matching at the Athenaeum – bar review

This was our first visit to this most charming of central London hotels. Its location is hard to beat, being on Piccadilly and between Green Park and Hyde Park Corner Underground stations. It graces a plot opposite the aforementioned Green Park and extends that theme of verdant lushness to its very walls. Yes, The Athenaeum…

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500 Cheeses by Roberta Muir – review

500 Cheeses by Roberta Muir – review

Cheese! The savoury equivalent of chocolate. Yes, it offers similar emotions to so many people – craving, greed, joy of tasting and guilt. It’s one of the foods, along with chocolate, that weightwatchers least want to give up. We cook with it and eat it fresh – there are our traditional favourites but lots more…

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Simon Kerr: A Manchester Lad and Paški Sir – interview

Simon Kerr: A Manchester Lad and Paški Sir – interview

We have heard of Manchester, and it’s no surprise that there are lads from that fine city living in Croatia, but who is Paški Sir? It’s not a man but rather a hard-textured, distinctive sheep milk cheese from the Croatian island of Pag, and it’s the most celebrated of their artisanal cheeses. The unique flavour…

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The Cheesemonger’s Tales by Arthur Cunynghame – review

The Cheesemonger’s Tales by Arthur Cunynghame – review

Sounds as though it should be a chapter from Chaucer. Probably lots of Anglo-Saxon expletives and doing something rude with milk. Well, no. The Cheesemonger’s Tales is just a thoroughly good read with no need for a PG rating. It concerns the life of a cheese and wine man, and here lies the strength of…

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World Cheese Book by Juliet Harbutt – review

World Cheese Book by Juliet Harbutt – review

It’s days like this when I think that being a cookbook reviewer is the most marvellous occupation. I have been presented with 350 or so pages of unadulterated and odorous delight. Every page I view increases taste-bud activity to the point where a triangle of something in silver foil will just not cut the mustard….

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Paneer Snacks by Tarla Dalal – review

Paneer Snacks by Tarla Dalal – review

Hasn’t food in the UK come a long way? We now know what an aubergine is. Most of us enjoy trying new dishes, and Indian food is now our most popular cuisine. Yes, paneer is now to be found in almost every supermarket cheese cabinet. Our culinary horizons have expanded from the traditional meat and…

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Great British Cheeses by Jenny Linford – review

Great British Cheeses by Jenny Linford – review

This has got to be in my top ten books reviewed this year. If you love cheese you will not only like this book, you will need it, use it and probably take it with you on weekend trips away. Great British Cheeses by Jenny Linford is a veritable encyclopaedia of our finest cheeses. Irish…

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