Seattle Digs

Looking for some no-fail Seattle eateries/drinkeries? Why not try my faves? You won’t be disappointed. Le Panier 1902 Pike Pl. 206.441.3669 (Delish coffee and perfectly French pastries) Dahlia Bakery 2001 4th Ave. 206.441.4540 http://www.tomdouglas.com/dahlia-bakery (Take-out bakery. Try the traditional rolls or shortcake biscuit for breakfast) B & O Espresso 204 Belmont Ave. E. 206.322.5028 (Much…

Hummus

Several years ago, I worked for a Lebanese restaurant in Florida that had THE best Lebanese food I have ever eaten. To this day I have not found a better place for the scrumptious Middle Eastern fare. This is not the exact recipe from the restaurant, but a decent replica. Trust me, it is always…

Paris Finds

To offer some ideas on where to eat when in the gastronomical city of Pareee, try these on for taste. The World Bar 6, rue Caumartin 75009 01.42.82.78.02 M° Auber Please, please don’t leave without having a slice of the “mi-cuit au chocolat, crème légère à la vanille de Bourbon.” Honestly, what more could you…

Visiting Chefs!!!

Who are Les Nouvelles Mères Cusinières? Working hard to get where they are today, confirming that not all world-class chefs are male, this close-knit group is comprised of female chefs following in their family’s footsteps. Brought together by Hélène Darroze as purveyors of good taste, exchanging ideas and offering each other support, these powerful women…

Biscuits

Try this recipe. It’s been no-fail since I began using it. Biscuits 2 c. flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 3 tsp. sugar 1/4 c.+ shortening 1/4 c. sour cream 1/2 c. beer Sift flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a bowl. Add shortening and mix until reaching consistency of corn meal….

Bienvenue à Biscuits + Brioche!

Culinary trends come and go. Cajun was the hot topic yesterday. Asian fusion is the “it” cuisine of the moment, whatever moment that may be. Small plates anyone? What about right now this minute? Where are we now and where in chiliville are we headed? Small plates, God forbid we call them tapas. have been…