Blueberry Cornmeal Cake (for Angie’s Birthday)

This may be one of the best desserts I’ve ever tasted.  

Beer Braised Pork on Toast With Egg

Hilda, this one’s for you!

Cooking With Huckleberry Book Week 2

I’ve been a very busy cooking bee, happily cooking my way through the Huckleberry Cookbook.  I’m also testing out crusts for the KCRW 6th annual pie contest in October, so there’s been a lot of good food happening here.  Here’s what this week brought us:

Cooking with Huckleberry Update: Chocolate Teacake, Cheese Rye Biscuits and Brisket

I’ve been cooking 1 recipe per day from Zoe Nathan Loeb’s cookbook:  Huckleberry: Stories, Secrets and Recipes from Our Kitchen, and am a bit behind in posting, so here’s a quick update.

Miso Glazed Fish from Easy Gourmet

This is another very simple but stunningly flavorful, umami-lade dish from Stephanie Le’s Easy Gourmet.  I noticed right away that the recipe is similar to the famous one I’ve seen over and over again from Nobu Matsuhisa for his miso marinated black cod, in that most of the ingredients are the same (mirin, sake, miso and sugar), but whereas Nobu uses what to me…

Berry Brioche + Monte Cristo

I didn’t plan on another recipe with purple, but that’s what happened.  My Huckleberry book arrived yesterday and even though I swore the first recipe I’d make was for the “super cheesy rye biscuits” that have long been unavailable at Milo & Olive, Zoe’s restaurant and cafe where they first appeared and where I fell in love with these savories that she admitted she…