Archive for March, 2011
Quick Spinach and Feta Pie
I haven’t made anything with Filo dough for a long time but saw a version of this recipe on Jamie Oliver’s site and wanted to try it. It’s part of his 30 Minute Meal recipes (the cookbook will be released in the U.S. in October). Filo dough or pastry is found in the frozen section, near the pie crusts. This is my version.
Another great guest post today from Jeffrey Smith. Thank you, Jeffrey!
Avoiding Genetically Modified Organisms in Restaurants
By Jeffrey Smith
When eating at restaurants, it is not too hard to identify non-GMO options if your restaurant cooks from scratch. If they used processed foods, which is true of fast food places, they will have hidden GM ingredients.
Homemade Chicken Pot Pie
I’ve been making a lot of homemade chicken broth lately and as I use a whole chicken, I end up with a lot of leftover meat. Sometimes I make chicken salad out of it, but I decided to try something different. This did take some time, but it was delicious.
* Prep Time: 1 hr
This is from a Nigella Lawson recipe (Praised Chicken – sort of a poached/braised chicken). It makes a rich and fairly quick chicken soup. It’s absolutely delicious, the broth gels wonderfully and the addition of mustard and dill are fantastic. It’s easy and very nutritious too.
You can serve it with some basmati brown rice – put it in the bowl first and ladle the stew on top – or with some nice homemade bread on the side. If you don’t have leeks, you can easily substitute a roughly chopped organic onion.