Saturday, March 12, 2011

Pasta with Tomato and Almond Pesto (Pesto alla Trapanese)

While eating Pasta with Pesto alla Trapanese you cannot help, but dream yourself away all the way to Italy, right to the town of Trapani. The fresh ingredients, the wonderful colors, and the incredible taste call for summer and vacations.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Flour's Famous Banana Bread

I am probably not the right person to judge what makes a good banana bread. Growing up in Germany it was not something we would typically eat and whenever banana bread came on my radar, I would know how to avoid it. Somehow for me bread and banana did not go very well together.  How wrong was I here!  

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Jim Lahey's Revolutionary No-Knead Bread

Would I ever have imagined that such a loaf of bread will exit my oven? Probably not.  You have to try the recipe. I promise you, the outcome will be very satisfying. It will give you a lot of confidence as it gave me. Not much can go wrong, the method is almost effortless, and you will be rewarded with a beautiful artisan-style loaf of bread!