Smoked Salmon Spring Rolls

As the scourge of hot summer days continue, I’ve been hiding away at the beach. This has, as you can probably imagine, cut down on both my kitchen and blogging time – not that I have any reason to complain. I’ve had a gloriously relaxing couple of weeks, where my primary concern has been, when’s…

Baba Ghanoush

For the longest time I thought that Baba Ghanoush was bland, drab eggplant mush with the consistency of baby food, but last summer I encountered a stupendous rendition of the dish that made me rethink everything I had ever known about baba ghanoush.  It is that baba ghanoush that I have been striving to recreate…

Lapsang Souchong Bread

Lapsang souchong is a black tea with a rich smoky flavor, that I completely adore, but it can be a tough sell for those who favor a more traditional and subtle tea palate.  I decided to experiment with using some of this freshly brewed tea in my bread to give it a small hint of…