Leave it to Jacques Pepin to come up with such a decadent way to poach eggs
Under that beautiful cream poached egg are shallot, ham and jalapeno pepper
Here's my variation....
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Posted at 09:59 PM in Food | Permalink
A good combination of flavors, and the degree of spiciness, that depends on you.
Served over jasmine rice.
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Posted at 05:12 PM in Food | Permalink
I've been cooking Vietnamese food lately, and one ingredient commonly called for is pickled shallots, so of course, I had to make some.
Those babies will be ready in 48 hrs.
Have shallots? let's get goin'...
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Posted at 07:53 PM in Food | Permalink
You can wrap just about anything in bacon, and it will taste good. When you wrap bacon around a dove breast with a slice of jalapeño and grill it, that, takes it off the chart.
Served with an Asian-inspired dipping sauce
Those are not burned spots. It's like I told the kids when they were growing up, that's not burnt, it's extra crispy. ;-)
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Posted at 04:48 PM in Food | Permalink
I love all the fresh ingredients that are used in Vietnamese cooking. Not only the vegetables but the herbs also.
It's not too garlicky, just enough. The dipping sauce is a bit spicy, but that's right up my alley.
Get a couple of chokos and let's get cooking...
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