Weekend Herb blogging # 169 - Recap

Monday, February 09, 2009

Posted by Dee

Here is the much awaited round up for Weekend Herb Blogging # 169. Thank you Kalyn and Haalo for giving us this wonderful opportunity to host and thanks to all the dear participants who have made this a success. We have received 25 entries and here are all of them.

This week's host for WHB # 170 is Cheryl of Gluten Free Goodness

The recap is in the order of the emails received.

Meeta has definitely re invented the wheel by making over this classic dish . It definitely looks mouth watering!

Fettucine with spicy lamb sausage meatballs

Dhanggit gets rid of temptation by yielding it with this crispy , golden pork with apples " lechon style"

Roast Pork with fried apples

Pamela turns some tired looking zucchini and carrot lying in the fridge into this fantastic mouthwatering cake!

Carrot Zucchini Cake

Anna turns a simple warm potato salad into a light meal by itself by making a rich addition of her father's home smoked trout to it.

Smoked Trout and warm potato salad

Chriesi talks about the goodness of artichokes and sends a wonderful risotto made with baby artichokes our way ! This is definitely a keeper !

Risotto ai carciofi

Suganya goes back to her childhood and makes her favorite dish Pennywort pepper gravy. It looks mouthwatering to me !

Pennywort Pepper Gravy

Joanne comes to us with this simple , yet endearing healthy side dish which goes well with her lasagna. I sure can gobble those up in a jiffy !

Peas with Honey and Lemon-pepper

Pam sprouts some broccoli seeds into nutritional powerhouses and yes I do agree with her that its the current hottest thing out there!


ts and js make these beautiful and unique lime macapuno bars for us and one new thing to know about is the mutant coconut !

Lime macapuno bars

Ning gets us this delicious, hot and flavorful and hearty chinese seafood and wintermelon soup

Seafood and wintermelon soup

Joelen throws in a few random ingredients for dinner and whips up this fantastic meal of mushroom and sundried tomato stuffed chicken , keeping in mind all those weight watchers !

Mushroom and sundried tomato stuffed chicken

Kalyn gets us a great Phase One food recipe for the south beach dieters, Its an asy-to-make hearty and wholesome Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto and Parmesan is definitely something which she will be making again.

Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto and Parmesan

Marija shares with us a recipe of Venezuelan Pickled eggplant salad from Manolla , a sweet beautiful Venezuelan lady with whom she and her family are acquainted with...

Venezuelan Pickled Eggplant Salad

Rachel, the talented gardener, talks to us about planting, storing and using the double agents in her garden , Cilantro and Dill. She has some great storage and cooking tips to share with us.

Cilantro Seeds

Brii gets us some yummylicious swedish sweets which are simple and easy to make. I am counting on this recipe to help me cook up something quick.

Swedish Sweets

Scott sends us a healthy , delicious asian inspired green salad whipped up with his kitchen grown cress and herbs.

Mixed Cress and Herb Salad

Kits Chow shares with us a spinach and tofu soup made of light vegetable broth which looks delicious and quite filling.

Spinach and Tofu Soup

Laurie shares with us an innovative and hearty seafood and vegetable stew . She used Poivron rouge , a moroccon spice. Quite an informative post and a hearty looking stew!

Seafood and vegetable stew

Haalo gets us a wonderful starter or a lunch recipe with this yummy looking carmelized endive tart. It is indeed a treat to our eyes !

Carmelized Endive Tart

Poonam gets us a dish called Daal Palak, Lentils with Spinach . Simple yet heartwarming and surely falls into comfort food category. She serves it with a simple Aloo - methi Bhaji( Potato and fenugreek leaves stir fry)

Daal paalak

Aloo Methi Bhaaji

Cinzia gets us a Softly glazed and fantastically fresh, yet simple and a very special Carrot vichy to us. Check out this recipe guys! It looks delicious!

Carrot Vichy

Organically cooked gets us

lahanorizo (cabbage rice) , a greek recipe. Now I know what to do with the head of cabbage , that I always conveniently tend to forget !


Liz gets us a dessert she invented just before a dinner party and she calls it frozen citrus cream with candied thyme. Tell me, Can you resist that ? I definitely cannot !!!

Frozen Citrus Cream with candied thyme

I get to the recap , tandoori asparagus, a healthy dish with a popular Indian dressing / marinade !

Tandoori Asparagus

Please feel free to leave a comment or write to me, In case I missed someone's entries or have a wrong link. Hope you guys enjoy the recap.

This post was written by Dee

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Really great roundup Dee!! Thanks for all your efforts - they're appreciated!

February 10, 2009 at 8:49:00 AM GMT+1  

thanks for the roundup dee! looks great!

Meeta K. Wolff said...
February 10, 2009 at 11:29:00 AM GMT+1  

Venezuelan Pickled Eggplant sounds delicious. Lovely roundup, Dee.

Rachel said...
February 10, 2009 at 2:09:00 PM GMT+1  

thank's dee..all very delicious..so many new things to try! :))
have a lovely week!

brii said...
February 10, 2009 at 4:09:00 PM GMT+1  

Thanks for the roundup..it all looks so good!

Joanne said...
February 10, 2009 at 7:30:00 PM GMT+1  

i need a piece of theat nutritious carrot and zucchini cake!

Maria Verivaki said...
February 10, 2009 at 8:00:00 PM GMT+1  

Thankyou for this great roundup. A great event as always!

February 10, 2009 at 8:04:00 PM GMT+1  

Thank you for the roundup, Dee. All of them look great.

Suganya said...
February 10, 2009 at 8:24:00 PM GMT+1  

Wonderful round up, Dee,thanks a lot again!
Always new interesting things to discover...I think I will try soon Haalo's endive tart...and read carefully all Rachel's advices about cilantro seeds, I love it and try to grow it on my own as well!
See you on next WHB!

Cindystar said...
February 11, 2009 at 11:00:00 AM GMT+1  

Some wonderful sounding recipes this time; thanks for hosting!

Kalyn Denny said...
February 12, 2009 at 5:13:00 AM GMT+1  

Thanks folks , we are glad u like the roundup. it was a pleasure hosting this wonderful event!

- Dee

February 12, 2009 at 9:41:00 PM GMT+1  

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