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Friday, April 6, 2018

CtBF ~ MPK ~ Beet hummus, and Eggs with homemade herb mayo

Beet hummus with Lotus root chips, and tapioca chunks.
Easily came together with a stick blender.  I used only one medium size beet, cooked in my small thermal pot, and half a can of drained and rinsed chickpeas. The rest of the ingredients scaled down (by rough estimate) accordingly.  I served the beet hummus with fried lotus root chips and boiled tapioca chunks. Goes well with hardboiled eggs with toast too.
 Eggs, hard cooked with chervil (I used Tarragon) mayo. 
My favourite serving vessel for this week, featuring toasted baguette smeared with herbed homemade mayo, Japanese cucumber, steamed butterflied sprimp, more mayo and a garnish of cilantro. 
This mayo recipe uses a whole egg! Instead of chervil which is not available where I shop, I used my home grown tarragon. A hand held stick blender brought it altogether within a minute! 
We at, Cook the Book Fridays,
are cooking from
My Paris Kitchen, 
David Lebovitz's latest book.
Beet hummus ~ page 58
Eggs with herb mayo ~ page103 
A Big Thank You to KatieBetsy and Mary
for putting everything into order and making it happen!
my collection of David's books:
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I am sharing this recipe at Cookbook Countdown #28

I am co-hosting Cookbook Countdown together with Joyce of Kitchen Flavours.  If you are like, who love to collect cookbooks and have an overcrowding bookshelf (or bookshelves!), yet most of the books have not been used at all, now is the time to change that.  Join us at Cookbook Countdown! 


Betsy said...

I just posted your link on the CtBF page since it looked like Mardi didn't see your request.
Your hummus looks festive, and I just love your lobster plate. I hope that lobster enjoyed the egg!

Emily said...
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Emily said...

Thanks Betsy, you are a darling! I love my new plate!

Teresa said...

I love that plate - so cute! I enjoyed the hummus, but if I make it again, it will be for a buffet table.

Mardi Michels said...

Hi sorry, I must have missed your request! Love this plate and I agree this was a fun recipe for a party!

Nana said...

I used Italian parsley in my mayo, could not find chervil. All your results look wonderful as does that beautiful serving plate.

Anonymous said...

I want that bowl. (I think it's a bowl, isn't it?) I even enlarged your photo when I saw it. Those lotus chips are another new item I've learned about from your posts. And, tapioca chips. By the way, your eggs and salad look delicious.

kitchen flavours said...

Delicious lobster plate! Both in look and the contents! :)

tastetester23 said...

That plate is totally awesome - second only to the food served on it!