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Elle Jauffret

Writer ~ Lawyer ~ Fork Handler

Blog posts : "Book-based dishes"

RYEVOST's lamb and fresh bread

Mar 24, 2013

"My mouth watered at the smells of roasting lamb and fresh bread, and I treated myself to an apple as I refreshed my supplies of hard cheese and dried meat." S&B (hardcover p. 252)

Roasted lamb steaks with mint (for 4)

2 lamb steaks
2 tsp mustard (Dijon best)
1/4 medium onion (coarsely chopp…

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"Malenchki" dumplings from SHADOW AND BONE (GRISHA Trilogy) by Leigh Bardugo

Sep 11, 2012

"Malenchki" dumplings: sweet dumplings served with peaches.
"Ravkan" peasant dish inspired by SHADOW AND BONE by Leigh Bardugo (mud-faced little ghost-looking dumplings served with the last of summer peaches- S&B page 1).

Recipe: 
1 1/2 cup of flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1 teaspoon of…

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PEETA'S GOAT CHEESE AND APPLE TART

Aug 16, 2012

PEETA'S GOAT CHEESE AND APPLE TART
“We make a goat cheese and apple tart at the bakery,” Peeta says. (Hard cover p. 309)

Dough: 
1 ¼ cup flour
8 tbsp unsalted butter
1 tbsp fresh thyme (or 1 tsp dried)
½ tbsp fresh parsley (or ½ tsp dried)
1 shallot (minced) or ¼ of a small onio…

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PRIMROSE’S DANDELION AND GOAT CHEESE SALAD

Mar 12, 2012

Katniss and Primrose used to harvest edible weeds in the Meadow, filling their buckets with dandelion greens and flowers on which they would gorge for dinner. (chapter 4)
Katniss purchased a sick goat that she gave her sister as a gift. Prim nursed it back to health and uses its milk to make ch…

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SHADOW AND BONE by Leigh Bardugo - Cover reveal!

Feb 11, 2012

Today I am celebrating the unveiling of the cover of SHADOW AND BONE by Leigh Bardugo, a Tsarist Russia-inspired novel that I had the privilege to read last month (release date: June 5th, 2012) and after which I created a couple of recipes. 
(http://www.leighbardugo.com/recipes/). A Russian di…

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