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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Fiery Eggplants

This is a super tasty recipe, and tastes excellent by itself or as an accompaniment to any kind of meat. This dish  is a typical example of a Russian zakuska (a type of appetizer or an antipasto).  In late summer, when veggies such as eggplants, peppers and tomatoes are harvested, this dish is made in…

Orange and Soy Marinated Pork Tenderloin

(shown here served with “Fiery Eggplants” and spaghetti sprinkled with black sesame seeds) This is another one of my creations. I was actually pleasantly surprised how well it turned out. The marinade flavours combine well together and permeate the tender pork meat while marinating overnight in the fridge. I then baked the tenderloins covered with…

Pumpkin Stuffed with Beef Curry

Every October, mounds of bright orange pumpkins outside the grocery stores have me wondering if pumpkins can actually be used for something other then making a jack-o-lantern or a pumpkin pie. This year, for the first time, I decided to cook  a pumpkin. Pumpkin is essentially a squash, and squashes usually work well together with…