Thanks to everyone who makes Weekend Herb Blogging special every week. The fifteen recipes highlighted below are a testament to the enduring good taste, culinary ingenuity, and endless generosity of the food blogging community. It's always a pleasure when my hosting week comes up every few months. I encourage others who have not yet enjoyed being a host to contact Haalo of Cook Almost Anything at Least Once in order to give it a try. It's an easy, manageable, low-pressure gig. You will thank her for it, as I always do. Haalo herself is organizing the current week's round-up #260, The Fifth Anniversary. I am planning to prepare something to help her celebrate. I hope you can, too.
decades-old memories of a cook for her friend and teacher.
Katherina - Culinary Flavors
Go ahead and pile your plate high with parathas. You will
have little guilt with a fruit-filled recipe free from most fat.
Megha - Live to Eat!!!
Sweet onion and savory sage mellow the bitter bite of
a bullet of radicchio mixed in a classic rice recipe.
with the golden crunch of autumn's favorite seed.
Though the recipe's name escapes her, a minimalist cook
picks up a fancy trick for a memorably spicy dish.
Apple-like Asian pears pair well with a fall-favorite squash
in a golden bowl of soup strewn with toasted walnuts.
Simona - Briciole
Northern California, U.S.A.
Small and sugar-sweet, seckel pears drizzled with
syrupy, spicy cider are a sexy still life of a dessert.
Lynne - Cafe Lynnylu
Meat-rich Spanish cuisine is a challenge for vegetarians, but you can
make everyone happy when you make your own animal-free links.
Saveur - The Taste Space
Black Forest flavors deepen and darken when a
bottle of brew is blended into a fruitcake batter.
Haalo - Cook Almost Anything at Least Once
Giant coins of semolina are a savory and sensational departure
from a more familiar recipe for Italian artisan dumplings.
crumbs makes a tasty argument for a meat-free meal.
Brii - Brii Blog in English
Lake Garda, Italy
A scooped-out squash is the perfect edible vessel for a
spicy stew that pays homage to a land a world away.
Joanne - Eats Well with Others
New York, U.S.A.
A mélange of glistening, creamy vegetables tops toast
rounds for an elegant platter to pass around with cocktails.
Cinzia - Cindystar
Garda Lake, Italy
A handful of home-harvested herbs enchants a simple
pitcher of water with its citrus and woodsy touch.
satiate the appetite when twice fried up to a crisp.