Late spring into early summer you’ll want to revel in two things. Firstly, our gloriously short asparagus season. Secondly, brown crab season. Frankly, these two ingredients when used at their peak are seductive bedfellows. Earthy versus sweet, the two taste profiles couldn’t be more different and yet opposites attract.
But the Kitchener cannot be fooled into thinking that they will do just fine by themselves. No, a little molly-coddling must be undertaken before this pairing are ready to get up close and personal with each other! A squeeze of lemon here, a hint of garlicky chive there helps to bring everything together!
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Let’s face it…who has time to make puff pastry. Especially if you aren’t great at the baking. And definitely if its middle of the week from hell.
Celeb chefs have been singing the praises of ready made puff pastry for the “meal in a hurry” for a good few years, and as far as cheats ingredients go, this has to be at the top of my list that can include ready made pastry cases and ready made pickles. A short but useful list!
Puff pastry’s versatility for savoury dishes is a huge benefit to the time pressed home cook, the only thing that limits you is your imagination!
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