Stuffed Barbari Bread

Recipes in this Post Stuffed Barbari Bread I have a friend who is a cab driver. A long time ago, when taking me to work one morning, he introduced me to Babari bread. I fell in love. Barbari bread is a fluffy, flat Iranian bread with sesame seeds on top. It is wonderful with butter and honey in the morning, or a quick lunch of Barbari bread and cheese. The loaf is flat and long, and often the checker at the store will fold it in half to fit in your grocery bag – it doesn’t hurt it. Barbari bread, because it has no preservatives will dry out rather quickly. If it does, cut it up and use if for croûtons, bread crumbs or stuffing. This morning, as I was looking for something to make for breakfast and not wanting to heat up my kitchen, I thought it was be … Continue reading

More than Waffles and eCosway

In this post More Than Waffles eCosway The Good Plate’s Waffle Recipe Yesterday was very interesting. My friend Josef asked me to come with him to see something new in Encino, and also promised me breakfast. Since this blog is mostly about food, let’s talk about breakfast first. More than Waffles Encino is an interesting place, as it is dominated by Ventura Boulevard, and if you are a merchant, and you want to be successful, your business almost has to be on Ventura Boulevard. It’s been that way since the Tonngva Indians settled the area thousands of years ago. Ventura Boulevard was part of the original El Camino Real, and was a popular stop for clergy on way to various Missions on the route. Josef told me there was a breakfast place right downstairs from where we were. I wasn’t too excited, thinking it would be a little hole in … Continue reading