This week I’ve been struck down with some kind of super plague. Otherwise known as a cold. Still… won’t someone please come pet my head?? No?? Ok. Well here are this week’s culinary words – here is hoping I have more energy for erratic posts next week.

Gougère – a savoury French choux pastry like a cheese puff.

Sauvignon Blanc – a white grape grown in France and California and wine made from those grapes.

Amaretto – an almond flavoured Italian liqueur made from apricot pits.

Arborio Rice – a short grain, high starch white Italian rice that becomes fat and creamy when cooked. Used for risotto.

Over Easy – egg that is flipped over gently when the white is nearly cooked and fried on the other side with the yolk liquid.

Loaf – a shaped mass of bread baked in one piece, or a mass of any food shaped somewhat liked bread. Usually rectangular or oblong.

Raita – a cooling Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices. Bananas and tomatoes can also be used.

snacks

Now for some fun to help pass along the Friday afternoon slump…

When a wine blogger get’s married you know the wine is going to be out of this world! Here is what Claire from FoodiePrints selected for her big day!

The latest edition of Eat In Eat Out Magazine is up and live on their website!! Love it.

Eggs and Spring Vegetables from You Grow Girl.

34 Ways to eat crazy, sexy, cool kale.

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