Christmas Dinner: Lamb Provencal, Celery Root Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Vegetables, & Linzer Torte

We traveled to Boston this year for Christmas to visit Philippe’s family. Of course a serious amount of cooking and baking ensued (that’s what the holidays are for right?) There was a significant amount of debate on what the main meal should be, and our Christmas dinner ended up beingย a group effort that involvedย lots of… Continue reading Christmas Dinner: Lamb Provencal, Celery Root Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Vegetables, & Linzer Torte

Rosemary-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Philippe recently visited LA and we trekked over to Costco to resupply Julia on a few things. There we found a great deal on a rack of lamb so we decided to look up a recipe at home and landed on this garlic-rosemary-crusted recipe from Food and Wine.   There aren’t many ingredients, so the… Continue reading Rosemary-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Cafe Clock Cooking School in Fes, Morocco

A highlight of our trip to Morocco was our day-long cooking class at Cafe Clock in Fes. We reported to the kitchen late morning and were greeted by our outgoing and friendly chefs, Souad and Merriam. Though given a choice of recipes, we entrusted Souad with the final menu to make best use of the… Continue reading Cafe Clock Cooking School in Fes, Morocco

Lamb Burgers with Yogurt Mint Sauce

Last week we were in the mood for burgers, but rather than going with plain-old beef burgers, we decided to get a little crazy and make lamb burgers. Julia had previously made this recipe at home in Knoxville last summer and it was a big hit, so we decided to make them again since they… Continue reading Lamb Burgers with Yogurt Mint Sauce

First Post- Moroccan Style Lamb with Chickpeas

Last night we had theย inauguralย dinner for our food blog, a Moroccan style Lamb dish served over couscous from Cookinglight.com. It was a great chance to try out Philippe’s new DSLR camera and gave us the idea to start blogging about all our culinary conquests! We hope to post at least once or twice a week… Continue reading First Post- Moroccan Style Lamb with Chickpeas