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10 Ways Tuesday: Lentils

I’ve got creative ideas for cooking with lentils during winter: 1.  Lentil Salad The Lentil and Walnut Salad from Nigella Express is my absolute favorite lentil salad recipe. Cooked French Puy (green) lentils are dressed in a walnut oil and sherry vinaigrette...

Ingredient of the Week: Lentils

Lentils are a true winter pantry staple. If you’ve got a jar of these dried legumes in the cupboard, you’ve got the beginnings of a hearty, comforting meal. Known as pulses, the dried seed of a plant from the lentil species combines well with other pantry...

10 Ways Tuesday: Rose

I’ve got creative ideas for cooking with rosewater and dried rosebuds in winter: 1.  Rosewater Madeleines Madeleines are miniature French sponge cakes, baked in a cute little sea shell shape. They are dainty and sweet, a simple “cookie” made with...

Ingredient of the Week: Rose

You may be hoping to receive a delivery this Valentine’s day, a dozen crimson roses surrounded by baby’s breath, perfuming the house or your office cubicle with their floral aroma. Here at la Domestique, I’m looking forward to cooking with roses all...