Saturday, August 1, 2015

The Cottage Cooking Club - August Recipes

My dear fellow members of The Cottage Cooking Club:

Hope you enjoyed our wonderful July recipes! Now that we are at the beginning of August and therefore into our sixteenth month of preparing recipes from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall´sRiver Cottage Everyday Veg” we will be preparing recipes with seasonal, late summer produce.

PLEASE feel free to substitute or add fresh, local vegetables to the recipes as I would love for you to get cooking with what you can best get find at your local farmers´markets and roadside farm stands this month.




Now onto the ten recipes for this month, our MOTTO being "showcase your personal favorite vegetable and/or herb and incorporate it into one of the recipes":


1. From the chapter of Comfort Food & Feasts:
Aubergine and green bean curry (page 29)

2. From the chapter of Hearty Salads:
Summer spelt salad (page 72) 

3. From the chapter of Raw Assemblies:
Tomatoes with Thai dressing (page 121) 

4. From the chapter of Hefty Soups:
Chickpea, chard and porcini soup (page 149) 

5. From the chapter of Bready Things:
Leek and cheese toastie (page 202) 

6. From the chapter of Store-Cupboard Suppers:
Summer garden lentils niçoise (page 237) 

7. From the chapter of Pasta & Rice:
Tomato and mozzarella risotto (page 272) 

8. From the chapetr of Mezze & Tapas:
Broad beans with herbed goat´s cheese (page 316) 

9. From the chapter of Roast, Grill & Barbecue:
Stuffed peppers with new potatoes, feta and pesto (page 349) 

10. From the chapter of Side Dishes:
Cheat´s cauliflower cheese (page 378)

Please remember to leave a comment with your personal choice(s) by August 7th at the end of this post.

Please remember to leave a comment with the link to your blog post on the LYL post by August 28th.


And remember to "showcase your personal favorite vegetable and/or herb and incorporate it into one of the recipes"!

22 comments:

  1. Hello Andrea!! Here are my choices for the month of August:

    1. Tomatoes with Thai Dressing - p.121
    2. Chickpea, Chard, and Porcini Soup p.149
    3. Leek and Cheese Toasties p.202
    4. Fava Beans with Herbed Goat Cheese p.316
    5. Cheat's Cauliflower Cheese p.378

    Congrats again on your burger contest! Looking forward to seeing the post about that! ~Cathy

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    1. Thank you, Cathleen - so nice to see that you participating again this month!
      Great choices!
      The post about the contest is coming up as soon as I have a minute to put it together on the weekend - I appreciate your interest! - I was quite intimidated by all those bbq´ing/confident contestants.
      But all is well that ends well,
      Andrea

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  2. They all looked so good, it was hard to decide!

    Tomatoes with Thai dressing (page 121)
    Chickpea, chard and porcini soup (page 149)
    Leek and cheese toastie (page 202)
    Summer garden lentils niçoise (page 237)
    Tomato and mozzarella risotto (page 272)
    Stuffed peppers with new potatoes, feta and pesto (page 349)
    Cheat´s cauliflower cheese (page 378)

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    1. Zosia, great recipes - hopefully you will enjoy this month´s recipes as well as our motto!
      Andrea

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  3. Hi Andrea, looks great!
    My choices this month are
    -aubergine and green bean curry
    -tomatoes with thai dressing
    -stuffed peppers

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    1. Katie, thanks for your list of recipes,
      Andrea

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  4. Hi Andrea, great selection!
    I will have to skip #6, 8 and 10... :(

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  5. Hi Andrea, and members of CCC. August looks like another good line-up. I shall give a go on the stuffed peppers, and then, as always, make my way through other dishes as best as possible! Thank you Andrea! See you all soon!

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    1. Peggy, thank you for your message!
      Happy August cooking!
      Andrea

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  6. I don't really have a favorite vegetable. I like them all. These are wonderful choices. I' will make:
    Tomatoes with Thai Dressing
    Leek and cheesie toastie
    and
    Summer garden lentils nicoise (lentils are my favorite bean)

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    1. Betsy, nice of you to let us know!
      About the favorite vegetable - that is something that was meant as a little incentive for the final August post, just a little something to talk about...
      Andrea

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  7. Looks like another great month my choices are:

    Aubergine and green bean curry (page 29)
    Chickpea, chard and porcini soup (page 149)
    Cheat´s cauliflower cheese (page 378)
    Thanks, Cheri


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    1. Cheri, sounds like a delicious month to me!
      Thank you for listing your choices!
      Andrea

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  8. Here are my picks: Chickpea, chard and porcini soup; Leek and Cheese Toastie, Summer Green Lentil Nicoise; and Stuffed Peppers with new Potatoes. I think I am most excited about the Green Lentil Salad. Nice choices, Andrea. Thanks you. And, once again, congratulations.

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    1. Mary, indeed the Green Lentil Salad is on my mind as well - it sounds wonderfully summery!
      Andrea

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  9. I'm catching up on some of the ones I missed from June this week and will post on the 28th with these:

    Summer garden lentils niçoise (page 237)
    Tomatoes with thai dressing (page 121)

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    1. Teresa, thank you very much for letting me know!
      Enjoy your August cooking!
      Andrea

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  10. Aubergine and green bean curry (page 29)
    Tomatoes with thai dressing (page 121)
    Tomato and mozzarella risotto (page 272)

    and maybe Cheat´s cauliflower cheese (page 378) - and I agree with Mary - the lentils look great! Can't wait to see how everything turns out!!

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    1. Sounds delicious to me, Candy - looking forward to that lentil salad as well and thank you!
      Andrea

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  11. Tomatoes with Thai Dressing, and Stuffed peppers with new potatoes….sorry I’m late!

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