Yorkshire Puddings

Ode to a Yorkshire Pudding: YORKSHIRE PUDDEN by Weston and Lee Hi waitress, excuse me a minute, now listen, I’m not finding fault, but here, Miss, The ‘taters look gradely… the beef is a’reet, But what kind of pudden is this? It’s what?… Yorkshire pudden!, now coom, coom, coom, coom, It’s what? Yorkshire pudden d’ye … Continue reading Yorkshire Puddings

Carbonnades a la Flamande/Stoofvlees (a Belgian beef stew)

Quick! Name five famous Belgians/things from Belgium! Beer (and damned good beer at that) Johnny Halliday (ha! You thought he is French, didn’t you?!) Cricket (no, really, they claim to have invented the game…) Art Nouveau (check out some of Victor Horta‘s masterpieces here) Pralines We lived in Brussels, Belgium from 2003 until last Summer. … Continue reading Carbonnades a la Flamande/Stoofvlees (a Belgian beef stew)

Literary Food: Pappanozza

“Adelina had made pappanozza for him.  Onions and potatoes boiled a long time and mashed with the back of a fork until they blend together.  Seasoning:  olive oil, a hint of vinegar, salt, and freshly ground black pepper.  It was all he ate.  He wanted to keep to light food.” August Heat by Andrea Camilleri … Continue reading Literary Food: Pappanozza