The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen

I love cookbooks that have great recipes that introduce me to new flavor combinations as well as those that share great stories. “The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen,” by Yasmin Khan delivers on all of these.  The book by British-Iranian cook Yasmin Khan weaves together stories and recipes that celebrate the land, life,…

Bobotie (South African Curried Chicken Meatloaf)

We love curry and meatloaf so why not combine them? This sent me on a search for recipes and ideas. On this quest, I discovered Bobotie (South African Curried Chicken Meatloaf). This also gave me the opportunity to use more of Biju’s Madras Curry Spice. Though it isn’t pretty; it is mighty tasty and a…

More from Bread Toast Crumbs

So I did more exploring of “Bread Toast Crumbs: Recipes For No-Knead Loaves And Meals to Savor Every Slice,” by Alexandra Stafford with Liza Lowery.  One of the things I love about this cookbook is that she dives into recipes that make bread the star of the meal as well as ideas on how to use…