Ingredient Archives: Cous Cous

Grilled Monkfish and Chard Tagine with a Simple Fennel Salad

Grilled Monkfish and Chard Tagine with a Simple Fennel Salad

After a good thanksgiving week of overindulgence I think we all crave a little bit of clean tasting food. Much as I love turkey with all the trimmings and its resulting tryptophan food coma, I need to have something lighter and sharp soon afterwards. But it’s still cold and wintry here, so hearty food is […]

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Nectarine, couscous and spigarelli broccoli salad

A Farewell Summer Salad of Nectarines, Spigarelli Broccoli, Tomatoes and Couscous

  I have to be honest, I’m glad summer is drawing to a close. Coming from a Northern European climate, I struggle with hot days and high humidity is like Kryptonite to me. Of course all that being said, I do like the range of produce it gives us; especially as summer draws to a […]

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Lovage and Saffron Chicken with Green and Yellow Beans

A Salad of Lovage and Saffron Chicken With the First Crop of Beans

After yesterday’s Crispy Pan Roast Chicken using chicken thighs and legs, I want to do something quite gentle with the breast (and lets face it, breasts should be treated gently). I also have some wonderfully fresh beans to play with so I’m decided to make a nice salad  of saffron chicken with some chard fresh picked […]

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pan fried bluefish

Pan fried bluefish with Sorrel and Tomato Couscous

Today is the first day of the year I could have done with the air-conditioning on. Of course, like most of NYC I haven’t installed them yet so I’ll just sweat it out. It’s a humid, muggy day and the last thing I want to do is spent a bunch of time over a hot […]

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steamed lamb with cous cous

Lamb shoulder, wild garlic, mint —A treat for Easter or Passover

  Easter lunch at the Barnes & Hoggetts Sr. household means roast lamb. Every year my father wreaks havoc in the kitchen as he uses every pan available to make his signature (and one of my favourite) dishes. The combination of lamb and garlic is set off by that most traditional of British condiments: mint […]

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