Nectarine or Peach and Blackberry Galette

Nectarine or Peach and Blackberry Galette INGREDIENTS: 1 dessert galette pastry (1/2 recipe) 1 ½ pounds ripe nectarines, pitted and sliced 1 basket (6 ounces) blackberries 2 tablespoons mild honey, like clover, or 3 tablespoons brown sugar ¾ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon vanilla 25 grams (1/4 cup) almond powder 1 egg beaten with 1 teaspoon milk, for egg wash 1 tablespoon raw brown sugar FOR THE DOUGH: 1 ⅓ cups/165 grams all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon/15 grams sugar…

Pancit Bihon with Chicken

In the New York Times article, “Filipino Food finds a Place in the American Mainstream,” Ligaya Mishan provided an appetizing introduction to Filipino cuisine and its rich cultural heritage. She delved into the flavors and natural resources that inhabit the core of Filipino cooking. I liked her borrowed quote from the venerable Doreen Fernandez describing…

Favorite Culinary Cookbook Stores in Seattle

Book Larder This bookstore/shop/kitchen is a great spot to find recipe books or maybe attend a cooking lesson. It is right across from Paseo, a Cuban sandwich place known for their hefty porkilicious servings. Perhaps one day you can reserve the kitchen at Larder to teach your recipe to friends. PS. I came here and…