My husband eagerly gave this thumbs up. You will, too.
My husband can be brutally honest.
Especially when it comes to food. Which can be a good thing if you want real criticism in order to judge something with complete honesty.
There have been times in which I’ve tried a new dish on him, only to have him swallow hard and say, “Where the heck did you dig up this recipe?”
But there are other times, where he’ll take a bite, and say, “Oh! You should make this more often.”
The latter was his response to “Spiced Apple, Ham, and Raclette Sandwich.”
This sammy, which he loved from the get-go, is from the new cookbook, “Eat In My Kitchen” (Prestel) by Meike Peters, a Berlin-based writer and photographer who created the blog, Eat In My Kitchen.
The cookbook, of which I received a review copy, contains 100 recipes for seasonal food with a laid-back European attitude. In other words, it’s food that isn’t fussy. The lovely photos will make you want to cook and eat everything, too, from “Sauteed Endive with Balsamic Butter and Marjoram” to “Pumpkin Gnocchi with Roquefort Sauce” to “Riesling and Rhubarb Cake.”
Sandwiches are typically not hard to prepare. This one fits that simple mode, but delivers extra big on flavor.