Tag Archives: anchovies

Salade Nicoise – 9 October 2017

[This has no meat, but it does have fish. – meatless but not veggie.] We decided to have another Nicoise, using up some things that wanted eating. D’s suggestion, and then we just kept going “oh, and we have X.” … Continue reading

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Nicoise of small round things; Romano beans 18 August 2017

D wanted to use up the radishes and Tokyo turnips, as well as the last three itty quail eggs,  by making another Nicoise salad “with whatever we have around,” rather than shopping for stuff. The other half of the tuna … Continue reading

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Cranberry bean and kale soup with anchovy crust – 4 January 2017

It was rainy and miserable looking out, and rather cold (for here) so I wanted to make a soup. Went through my list of soups we have made and D wanted to do this one, despite the difficulty of putting … Continue reading

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Caprese – 21 August 2013

I made a Caprese, using Dirty Girl Produce dry-farmed early girl tomatoes, and Gustosella mozzarella di bufala from The Cheese Board. I bought those yesterday, and also the basil (organic, it seems) from Berkeley Bowl. The capers and the Costco … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with haricots and olive tapenade – 25 June 2012

And a radish, but we’ll get to that. This is one of D’s signature dishes. It’s from Chez Panisse Pasta, Pizza and Calzone. Haricots, boiled; Gaeta olives, garlic, anchovies, and cognac, pounded into something that is not yet a paste. … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with haricots and olive tapenade – 21 January 2012

D cooked one of his specialties, but this one he didn’t make up. It’s from Chez Panisse Pasta, Pizza and Calzone, and uses an olive tapenade and briefly boiled haricots. D makes a tapenade out of olives – preferably Gaeta, … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato-mushroom sauce; bruschetta with cannellini, boquerones, and piquillo peppers – 10 January 2012

I chose the main picture tonight b/c it was the more novel end of the meal, and also the coolest looking. This is a bruschetta of cannellini beans recooked with garlic and herbs, then topped with boquerones (white anchovies) and … Continue reading

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Pizza with roasted red peppers, potatoes, and tapenade – 28 October 2011

I had a couple of red peppers that I bought at the Bowl b/c they were beautiful and cheap (99 cents/lb) and was thinking of making an eggplant/feta pizza with them. But then I remembered this pizza that I made … Continue reading

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Linguine with shell beans; caprese – 8 October 2011

D knew in advance what he was going to cook for a change 🙂 He had cooked a batch of cranberry beans yesterday in some lamb broth I made earlier, adding sage and rosemary from the garden. He mashed some … Continue reading

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Linguine with shell beans and leftover skirt steak; dandelion salad with anchovy dressing – 31 July 2011

OMG the end of July already?? OK, so D cooked dinner tonight as a one-off, b/c I bought him some cranberry beans after he mentioned seeing them at the Bowl. He shelled them, and then cooked them in water with … Continue reading

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Pizza with tomatoes, feta, lemon, olives, capers, and anchovies – 17 July 2011

This was D’s idea. He suggested it while we were eating our pizza on the 15th – eliminate the cilantro and add capers, anchovies, and olives instead. So, I tried it. Sorry about the fuzzy photo… It was a good … Continue reading

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Porcini in melted scamorze; dandelion green salad with anchovy dressing; haricots – 9 July 2011

It’s really fun having had this blog for a year and a half. Today D ran across some porcini, and immediately decided to rerun an experiment he did last year, where he used them in a sort of thickish quiche, … Continue reading

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