Weekend Herb Blogging #427-The Roundup

Weekend Herb Blogging #427-The Roundup

div style="text-align: center;"div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"Update-/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-GMUucf86xv8/U0RqLOrFWvI/AAAAAAAALfE/Xo9OCXccxNg/s1600/gno+006a.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="482" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-GMUucf86xv8/U0RqLOrFWvI/AAAAAAAALfE/Xo9OCXccxNg/s1600/gno+006a.jpg" width="640" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://www.tortadirose.it/" target="blank"Lucia/a makes a lovely a href="http://www.tortadirose.it/primi/gnocchi-alla-romana" target="blank"semolina gnocchi (gnocchi alla Romana)/a, perfect as a side dish, but I could make this a meal! I grew up in South Carolina where grits are served just like this Italian gnocchi!/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-hT-60Ofn-k/UUmsPBEAvI/AAAAAAAAJpA/HgCro6VDyEU/s1600/divider4.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-hT-60Ofn-k/UUmsPBEAvI/AAAAAAAAJpA/HgCro6VDyEU/s1600/divider4.jpg" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-dgVhPp4P1BE/U0JzIhj518I/AAAAAAAALeo/DnNzG9X1AAk/s3200/whb427.png" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="320" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-dgVhPp4P1BE/U0JzIhj518I/AAAAAAAALeo/DnNzG9X1AAk/s3200/whb427.png" width="320" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: justify;"While I am remiss in posting on my blog as frequently as I would like to do, I always love to host a href="http://cookalmostanything.blogspot.com/2008/09/whb-rules.html" target="blank"Weekend Herb Blogging/a which showcases some amazing dishes using herbs or plants as the star ingredient. Below is a delicious roundup of recipes using some familiar herbal or plant ingredients as well as those unfamiliar to us, but intriguing and informative.  Thanks to all who submitted  and to a href="http://cookalmostanything.blogspot.com/2008/09/whb-whos-hosting.html" target="blank"Haalo/a her expertise in managing this event./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-g07Yhy8S3Gw/U0JxUqE9TeI/AAAAAAAALeI/-LZPMs4PqUE/s3200/Shortbread+kumquats+camomilla6.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="451" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-g07Yhy8S3Gw/U0JxUqE9TeI/AAAAAAAALeI/-LZPMs4PqUE/s3200/Shortbread+kumquats+camomilla6.JPG" width="640" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: justify;"a href="http://crumpetsandco.wordpress.com/" target="blank"Terry's/a love for flowers and shortbread inspired her to bake these tantalizing a href="http://crumpetsandco.wordpress.com/2014/03/31/shortbread-alla-camomilla-e-kumquat-chamomile-and-kumquat-shortbread/" target="blank"kumquat and chamomile shortbread/a. Terry says, "The mix of kumquat zest and chamomile created a lovely marbled effect on the pastry when I rolled it out. The result was amazing, the combination is delicious and the shortbread are scented, buttery...they really melt in your mouth!"/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-hT-60Ofn-k/UUmsPBEAvI/AAAAAAAAJpA/HgCro6VDyEU/s3200/divider4.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-hT-60Ofn-k/UUmsPBEAvI/AAAAAAAAJpA/HgCro6VDyEU/s3200/divider4.jpg" //a/divbr /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-nzeVSLnn8ek/U0JxUaW9GmI/AAAAAAAALeM/4quh3VyLrfM/s3200/IMG10112-Simona.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-nzeVSLnn8ek/U0JxUaW9GmI/AAAAAAAALeM/4quh3VyLrfM/s3200/IMG10112-Simona.jpg" width="528" //a/divdiv style="text-align: justify;"Happily confined inside while the much needed rain fell outside, a href="http://www.pulcetta.com/2014/04/orecchiette-farina-ceci-tostata-toasted-chickpea-flour.html#it" target="blank"Simona/a makes good use of the time to create a a href="http://www.pulcetta.com/2014/04/orecchiette-farina-ceci-tostata-toasted-chickpea-flour.html" target="blank"toasted chickpea flour orecchiette/a. Having successfully made other orecchiette with various flours, "it was time to work on a new take on this classic pasta shape from the southern Italian region of a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apulia" target="blank"Puglia/a./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XkzyxgOGpBU/UYFT0BFXHI/AAAAAAAAJ08/Oadje2tNs8k/s3200/divider4.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em; text-align: center;"img border="0" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XkzyxgOGpBU/UYFT0BFXHI/AAAAAAAAJ08/Oadje2tNs8k/s3200/divider4.jpg" //a/divdiv style="text-align: justify;"/divdiv style="text-align: justify;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-VK0UIYLfoaY/U0JxUZcGEQI/AAAAAAAALeE/s0UPZgZKU5E/s3200/whb427-applesauce.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-VK0UIYLfoaY/U0JxUZcGEQI/AAAAAAAALeE/s0UPZgZKU5E/s3200/whb427-applesauce.jpg" width="426" //a/divdiv style="text-align: justify;"a href="http://cindystarblog.blogspot.it/" target="blank"Cinzia/a has an easy recipe for a href="http://cindystarblog.blogspot.it/2014/04/applesauce-salsa-di-mele.html" target="blank"homemade applesauce/a, the main ingredient in her beautiful a href="http://cindystarblog.blogspot.it/2014/03/black-bean-brownies-mlla-69.html" target="blank"black bean brownies/a made recently. Not only for brownies,..."you can use it as a ready-to-go snack, just mi it with a yogurt or sprinkle some nuts or dried fruit on it and you will get something healthy and energetic for your day."/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XkzyxgOGpBU/UYFT0BFXHI/AAAAAAAAJ08/Oadje2tNs8k/s3200/divider4.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XkzyxgOGpBU/UYFT0BFXHI/AAAAAAAAJ08/Oadje2tNs8k/s3200/divider4.jpg" //a/divdiv style="text-align: justify;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-WA57H1H060I/U0JxVBmuR1I/AAAAAAAALec/Z6ngomq3rM/s3200/whb427-haalo.png" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="640" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-WA57H1H060I/U0JxVBmuR1I/AAAAAAAALec/Z6ngomq3rM/s3200/whb427-haalo.png" width="426" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: justify;"Summer is over in Melbourne and "the markets may be full of well-priced strawberries, but they are lacking in flavor so I've decided to add them to a href="http://cookalmostanything.blogspot.com/2014/04/strawberry-chocolate-and-banana-bread.html" target="blank"banana bread,along with a bit of dark chocolate as an extra treat/a."  a href="http://cookalmostanything.blogspot.com/" target="blank"Haalo/a suggests letting the cake sit for a few minutes before turning them out on a wire rack to cool. /divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-x2GpNmLTKHc/U0G0w15D3JI/AAAAAAAALds/SnkIyTdN7UI/s3200/G%2526T.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-x2GpNmLTKHc/U0G0w15D3JI/AAAAAAAALds/SnkIyTdN7UI/s3200/G%2526T.jpg" width="426" //a/divdiv style="text-align: justify;"Fascinated with the tiny juniper berry, my  a href="http://www.cafelynnylu.blogspot.com/2014/04/all-about-juniper-berries-juniper-berry.html" target="blank"contribution/a as host for a href="http://www.cafelynnylu.blogspot.com/2014/04/juniper-berries-still-life-for-weekend.html" target="blank"WHB #427/a is a classic gin (genievre-Fr and jenever-Dutch both mean "juniper") and tonic cocktail  and a juniper berry peppercorn spice rub, a heady combination perfect for rubbing a steak or a pork tenderloin before grilling./divALL CONTENT © CAFE LYNNYLU/divdiv style="text-align: center;"Please do not use images or text without my permission. /div

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