Category Archive: The Cookbook Guru

March/April: The Food of Morocco by Paula Wolfert

Somehow the first two month’s of this year have flown by and we already find ourselves welcoming in March.  With the changing of the month’s comes time for us to welcome a new… Continue reading

Faux Waldorf

Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
After my recent so-so evaluation of Jane Grigson’s braised chicory in cream for The Cookbook Guru, here is my alternative using this veg in its raw state.…

February in the Kitchen – Broccoli Raab a la Jane Grigson

Delving into the world of green, Liz has shared a delightful and interesting post about Broccoli Raab drawing on Jane Grigson’s Vegetable Book. Make sure you check it out. Happy Reading and Happy… Continue reading

Endive, Chicory or Wilof?

Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
What’s in a name? I’ve noticed over the years that different English speaking countries have different names for various vegetables and herbs. It certainly makes it a…

A blast from the past … if ever there was one.

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
? It has been ages since I made a dish like this.  In fact, I am pretty confident it has been, at least, 30 years. That means these avocado…

The Cookbook Guru – Jane Grigson’s Vegetable Book

Today we welcome Liz to The Cookbook Guru as she contributes her first recipe in the form of a delicious looking Persian Spinach Kuku. Make sure you check it out. Happy Reading and… Continue reading

Jane Grigson’s Greek Bean Stew

From a Bean salad we head into a bean stew. Lady Red Specs has put a modern twist onto this dish to maximise the colour and flavour. Make sure you check it out.… Continue reading

A Simple Carrot Salad

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
? Jane Grigson spends most of her Vegetable Book cooking the various bounty on offer.  Occasionally though you encounter a beautiful salad snuck in the…

Jane Grigson strikes back

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
? I buy cookbooks to read, just as much as to cook from them.  I know this sounds weird but I am not alone.  Publishers have known people do…

Boumiano – The Cookbook Guru

Lady Red Specs at Please Pass The Recipe has contributed a delicious eggplant dish to our cookbook book club for this month. Our recipes are taken from, or inspired and adapted from, Jane… Continue reading

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