Malaysian Chicken Curry

In my continuing fascination with clay pot cooking, I created a curry from a variety of Malaysian spices and herbs and slow cooked them with chicken for a day. I ground quite a lot of spices into a paste in my granite mortar and pestle — my newest favorite kitchen tool — and added in […]

Moroccan Lamb Tagine and Mediterranean Salad

I’ve been tinkering with clay pot cooking. I’m inspired by the flavors of the Mediterranean and a recent visit to the Moroccan restaurant on our last trip to Portland. I found some really nice lamb and set about making a Moroccan lamb dish. I began cooking at 10 in the morning, left it on the […]