Blood sausage with apple and onion

There are people who do not like to eat offal and they would find the idea of eating blood disgusting. I would say they are missing out on something. Blood used to symbolise vigour and, according to some books about these periods as they did not keep records themselves at the time, warriors in long-flownRead More

Chicken livers and carrot, coriander, cumin – CLCCC with some sesame seeds

One Monday morning on our weekly farmers’ market in Mirepoix, the poultry lady had chicken livers. Not the soggy reddish things in a plastic container at the super market – which are more than decent – but, well, big livers. The point is that most “chicken” killed and sold are in fact still chicklets –Read More

Skewered chicken liver with Jerusalem artichoke mash

The hazards of going to the market in November. There are many root vegetables available, among which some lesser known ones like the Jerusalem artichoke. A strange name as it has nothing to do with Jerusalem and it is not an artichoke although the taste has some similarities. It is the root of a kindRead More