by Amy Chaplin
Martha's Circle

Monthly Archive for October, 2011

This salad is actually an amalgamation of things you have seen here before, but since it is such a delicious and tasty combination, I thought it would be nice to share the recipe. Recommend on FacebookTweet about it

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Nishimi Squash

Nishimi is a cooking style, that means long cooked with little water. I think of it as the opposite to oshitashi, which is vegetables that are briefly cooked in lots of water, like the blanched watercress you may have eaten in Japanese restaurants. Nishimi is best suited to the cooler months and for root vegetables […]

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Turkey: from Marmaris to Palamut

Here are some photos of what I got to see of Turkey’s south western mediterranean coast. We picked up a boat in Marmaris and wound our way around the craggy coast of the Bozburen Peninsula to Palamat on the Daçta Peninsula. Some of the secluded bays we anchored in were accessible only by boat and […]

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Curried 3-Lentil Vegetable Soup

Before I post more pictures of Turkey, I wanted to squeeze in a soup recipe. Warming soups and stews are all I can think about since the weather’s cooled and firmly planted its foot in fall. I love the way this season brings everyone closer to the stove. Even if you don’t cook, there is […]

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