WHB # 130 – The Round-upPosted on: 28th Apr 2008
Fist of all, thank you Everyone for all those wonderful entires for this week edition of “Weekend Herb Blogging”. It was a real pleasure to host this event.
And here are all 35 amazing entires in order how they were arriving:
Red Snapper and Greek Potatoes
by Elizabeth of Blog From OUR Kitchen from Toronto, Canada
Delicious full of flavours potatoes and fish with lemon, capers, oregano… and my favourite garlic.
Bitter is The Mighty Melon
by Rita of Mochachocolata-Rita from Hong Kong
Very interesting post on bitter melon, known for its anti infection oroperties, improves digestion and it is also a good source of iron, calcium, phosphorus and Vitamin B.
Chicken Fry with Pepper
by Srivalli of Cooking 4 all Seasons from India
Did you know that black pepper berries are cooked prior to drying? If not you should read Srivalli’s post about peppercorns.
Chicken Thighs with Herbs, White Wine and Lemon
by Katerina of Daily Unadventures in Cooking from Vancouver, BC, Canada
Simple and inexpensive dish but very delectable!
Orange Fig Buttermilk Bran Muffins
by Erin of The Skinny Gourmet from Chicago, IL, USA
Healthy muffins and interesting post on figs and their ancient history.
Spanakopita with Eggs
by Marija of Palachinka from Belgrade, Serbia
Fantastic recipe for spanakopita with the whole eggs inside.
Swiss Chard Gratin
by Kelly of Sounding My Barbaric Gulp! from Alton, Illinois, USA
Yummy dish prepared from Swiss chard that is one of the healthiest of leaf greens.
Roasted Tilapia with Black Bean, Mango, Lime and Cilantro Salsa
by Kalyn of Kalyn’s Kitchen from
Astonishing looking fish dish with addition of awsome salsa.
Salted Vegetables & Tofu Soup
by Wiffy of Noob Cook from Singapore
Unusual and very beautiful dish full of surprises: prawns, sour plums, squid, pork… and tofu.
Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)
by Kevin of Closet Cooking from Toronto, Canada
And another spanakopita, this time made from feta cheese… it looks so crunchy and cheesy!
Roasted Red Peppers
by Bee and Jai of Jugalbandi from North-western U.S.
My favourite way to prepare red peppers, perfect in sauces, soups, salads, dips, spreads, pizza toppings or eaten itself!
Seafood, Fennel Salad
by KC of Kits Chow from Vancouver, BC, Canada
Mouth-watering recipe full of shrimps, scallops and squid.
Cannellini Bean Dip with Herbed Pita
by Andrea of Andrea’s Recipes from Northern Virginia, USA
Recipe for very scrumptious, easy and healthy appetizer.
Rice cakes with Fennel Seeds
by Virginie of Absolutely Green from Nantes, France
Smashing cakes made from wholemeal rice flour, you can eat as many of them as you without guilt ;)
Swiss Scalloped Potatoes
by Georgetta of Weak Weary Mom from Southwest USA
Comforting dish prepared in this stunning rice cooker.
Candlenuts Coriander Grilled Grouper
by Pepy of The Art and Science of Food from Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Gorgeous pictures, perfect recipe and very educative post on ingredients.
Chinese Herbs (Radix Astragali, Gojiberry, Jujube)
by Tigerfish of Teczcape – An Escape To Food from California, USA
Marvelous post on herbs and their properties.
Twice Fried Rice
by Siri of Siri’s Corner from North Carolina, USA
Very flexible dish where you can use any seasonal vegetables.
Ricotta Gnocchi with Lemon Thyme Butter Sauce
by Patricia of Technicolor Kitchen from Brazil
Warm, creamy and flavorful dish that you have to try yourself.
Greek Rose Ice Cream
by Moriah of Where I’m Cooking From from Astoria, New York, USA
Lovely dessert for upcoming warmer days, made with rose petals jam, vanilla sugar and rose water.
Grape & Spice Nut Salad
by Anna of Morsels & Musings from Sydney, Australia
Colourful and rich in flavours salad, extraordinary combination of nuts, fruits, smoked paprika, coriander and many other interesting ingredietns.
African Inspired Almond Collard Stew
by Cheryl of Gluten Free Goodness from Alexandria
Impressive dish inspired by Guinean peanut-chicken stew!
Asian Infused Tilapia with Baby Bok Choy
by Pam of Sidewalk Shoes from USA
Great and comforting way to prepare tilapia, delicate dish with healthy baby bok choy cabbage.
Miso Salmon with Pa Muchim (Korean Scallion Salad)
by Amy and Jonny of We Are Never Full from USA
Beautiful dish and tempting pictures that will make you hungry instantly!
Rice Paper Rolls
by Pam of The Backyard Pizzeria from Victoria, Australia
Simple and soo beautiful dish made with crab meat and coriander.
Quinoa Cakes with Snow Peas and Tilapia
by Chris of Mele Cotte from Atlanta, Georgia, USA
It looks like Tilapia is now in season! Chris prepared it with quinoa that looks like any other grain but in reality is relative of leafy green vegetables like spinach.
by Rinku of Cooking in Westchester from Westchester County, USA
Banana and Honey Jam
by Y of Lemonpi from Sydney, Australia
Very sweet entry and interesting post on banana trees being giant herbs.
Leek and Potato Soup with Lemon Balm
by Scrumptious of In My Box from San Francisco, USA
Unique soup with hint of lemon, perfect for colder summer evenings.
by DK of Culinary Bazaar from USA
American classic version… splendid dessert for any occasion!
New Potatoes with Rosemary and Olives
by Katie of Thyme for Cooking, the Blog from Vendee, France
Such a delicious way to prepare you potatoes, with fragrant fresh rosemary and olives.
Lemon-glazed Zucchini Quick Bread
by Jerry of Jerry’s Thoughts, Musings, and Rants! from Canada
Really scrumptious recipe for zucchini bread loaf topped with lemon glaze.
by Haalo of Cook Almost Anything At Least Once from Melbourne, Australia
Innovative recipe for unusual soup, beautiful pictures and info on chestnuts.
Cucumber and Cilantro Raita
by Jennifer of Like to Cook from Cesseras, France
Aromatic, fresh side dish to complete many meals.
Halibut and Red Pepper Souvlaki with Herby Green Sauce
by Laurie of Mediterranean Cooking in Alaska from Alaska, USA
Exciting dish, beautifully presented on skewers, topped with herbal green sauce… perfect for dinner or lunch especially this time of the year.
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