WHB #188: Recap
June 22, 2009
I'm really proud to host this edition of Weekend Herb Blogging, with 21 incredible recipes from all over the world... and today I'm also proud to tell you that my baby is six months old!
Best wishes to him and to you all, thank you for all you delicious recipes and useful information and let's start with the recap!
You will find basil, celery, chervil, chives, coriander, lavender, mint, parsley, rhubarb, rosemary, oregano, tarragon and thyme recipes, learn everything about green lance, japanese turnips, limu, moringa tree, mung bean and find out how to prepare many astonishing recipes.
Weekend Herb Blogging is an event started by Kalyn from Kalyn's Kitchen and now handled by Haalo from Cook (almost) anything at least once.
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Nate and Annie of House of Annie write from San Jose, California and teach us how to prepare Ahi Limu Poke... and also what each of these words means: Ahi is an hawaian tuna, and it's cooked with Limu, a seaweed.
Dhanggit of Dhanggit's Kitchen from Aix en Provence, France, posted Strawberry Tartar, an interesting way to prepare strawberries, with basil and thyme. Yum, I'm harvesting these herbs...
Julia of Grow. Cook. Eat. from Cambridge, MA, love soft herbs: tarragon, basil, chervil, chives... They can be mixed with butter to prepare an herb butter that she calls Herbalicious. I love this name!
Dido Divya of Dido lives cooks from Germany, learned from her mother how to cook Ragi dosai (Finger millet indian crepes), enriched with coriander. This indian-style-crepes looks really healthy!
Pam of Sidewalk shoes, share with us her amazing Lemon-Rosemary Sorbet. Okay, it's garnished with thyme... but are there any laws against wrongful garnishing?
Rachel of The Crispy Cook from Saratoga County, New York, USA, cooked Stir-Fried Green Lance with Black Beans. Green Lance is an asian vegetable that she planted this spring, captivated by its superhero name... this is her first harvest!
Yasmeen of Health Nut from Cleveland OHIO,USA, cooked Peruvian Causa, a layered potato and vegetable salad. A healthy recipe... that looks stunning like a rainbow!
The foundress of WHB, Kalyn of Kalyn's Kitchen show us her Marinated Fresh Mozzarella with Herbs, with basil and oregano. I tried this recipe the same day that that I received the entry. How long can you resist?
Jude of Apple Pie, Patis, and Pâté from Chicago, IL, prepared Radish Herb Butter. She added mint, chives and parsley to the original French recipe, and spread it on bread. It looks scrumptious!
Elizabeth of blog from OUR kitchen from Toronto, Canada, cooked Wine poached pears with goat's cheese and pecans, that she decorated with thyme. She also provides many useful information about silver and lemon thyme, explaining how to nurture the plants and use the leaves, even in sweets!
TS and JS of [eatingclub] vancouver from Vancouver, BC, Canada, introduces us to malunggay, or moringa tree, an incredible tree with almost every part edible. They used the leaves with Munggo (Mung Bean) in Munggo Malunggay Mush (Mung Bean & Moringa Mush).
Haley J. of Appoggiatura from West Point, VA, tried many variation, and finally create the ultimate Strawberry Rhubarb Pie recipe. Boy, I have to grow rhubarb next year...
It's autumn in Sydney, Australia, and Anh of Food Lover's Journey fights her bad mood with colourful fall fruits like apples. She share with us Apple Chips: choose some flavoursome apples, and you won't need to use any sugar!
Joanne of Eats Well With Others from NY, NY, prepared a Smashed garlic potato salad with chives. I love potato salad, new recipes and ideas are always welcome!
Katie of Eat this from Haslett, Michigan, bought some Japanese Turnips. They can be eaten raw if you want, but she chose the recipe Braised turnips with mustard sauce. Sounds like a great idea!
The handler of WHB, Haalo of Cook (almost) Anything at Least Once had some Packham Pears, and shares with us Pear and Walnut Sponge. I love fruit cakes but I never used a sponge batter: I have to try this!
Peggy (aka TBTAM) of The Blog that Ate Manhattan created the quick and tasty Terrace Garden Salad with lettuce, basil, parsley and mint from her pots. She added some couscous and here is her perfect quick recipe!
Jerry of Jerry’s Thoughts, Musings, and Rants from Ontario, Canada, posted many useful info regarding french tarragon: about how to grow it and use it. He cooked also Asparagus, Goat Cheese and Lemon Pasta... believe me, you won't resist to the description of his melted cheese sauce!
Brii of Brii blog in english from Valsorda, Italy, teaches us how to prepare Homemade vegetable stock cube with sage, parsley, marjoram and thyme added to the vegetables. Homemade stock looks like a great idea!
Cinzia of Cindystar from Italy, harvested some gorgeous lavender flowers and prepared Lavender Sugar. It will be ready in few weeks... I can't imagine the incredible aroma.
Here is my entry for this week: Hummus with Summer Salad, a dip from Ancient Egypt, served with a radishes salad. I harvested the celery and white radishes of the salad... it always makes me so proud.
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