Pear and Parmesan Drizzled in Honey

October 29, 2006 at 6:19 am (Dessert, F (0 stars, dislike), Fruit, Italian, Jack Bishop, Necessarily nonvegan, Quick weeknight recipe)

Jack Bishop in his Italian Vegetarian cookbook suggests a dessert in which pears are cored and sliced thinly, topped with ribbons of parmesan cheese (ribbon the cheese using a vegetable peeler) and drizzled with warm honey. Maybe my pear wasn’t ripe enough, but honestly, this recipe didn’t do much for me.

Rating: C

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Sambar

October 29, 2006 at 5:56 am (A (4 stars, love), Beans, Derek's faves, Indian, Madhur Jaffrey, soup)

Sambar is a traditional soup that is eaten daily in South Indian, although the vegetables vary. It has a dark, dusky, roasted flavor that is very satisfying on a cold winter day. Read the rest of this entry »

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