Sunday afternoon-Monday-Tuesday is usually my weekend. I probably spend at least one, if not two, of those afternoons/evenings making a giant feast of some sort to feed my friends or bake some tasty treats that I end up eating in one or two sittings (how am I not a beached whale?)
This weekend I decided to be a handy woman and hang suspended lighting, finish putting up art and set up an office space. I then realized it was Tuesday evening, I hadn’t had human interaction for two days, I just listened to the new Tegan and Sara album 4 times in a row, was going stir crazy and needed to have interaction with a real, live person.
“Cats aren’t people, Brittany”, I thought to myself (although, sometimes I do like them much better.)
So I called up my good buddy, Nicole, who has been equally as cooped up studying for exams all week. Writing her last one today, I thought, what better way to celebrate than with a feast and some wine. I took yet another page from Little Paris Kitchen and made us a Wild Mushroom Terrine (wild, in this case, being from under the fluorescent lights in the neighbourhood Metro) with mixed greens and slow roasted tomatoes. I could probably eat bowl upon bowl of those slow roasted tomatoes. I got the recipe from Luisa Weiss’ book My Berlin Kitchen:
Slow Roasted Tomatoes
Preheat oven to 300F
Container of your favourite mini tomatoes (I like the mixed heirloom variety), rinsed and dried
Drizzle with some Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Sprinkle a liberal pinch of kosher salt and some fresh cracked pepper
Roast dressed tomatoes in preheated oven for 90 minutes, let cool and enjoy
I make these tomatoes a few times a week. They’re so versatile. I eat them as a snack, use them in pasta, spread them on toast and in tonight’s case, sprinkle them on salad.
Truth be told, the terrine kind of looks like a blob of garbage, but that’s only because it’s supposed to chill until at room temperature and then be served. I was hungry and delirious, what do you want?! I would definitely make it again, probably for brunch, and maybe with leek and herbs or something.
Do you have a favourite egg dish that you like to make? I think they’re probably one of my favourite things to eat. Quiche pie holds a place very dear in my heart. I’ll definitely have a post (or 5) about it!
See you soon for more tasty tales!