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seedspumpkins seedspâte briséequeijo coalhoquick breadsquinua flourrangpur limerecipe gone wrongred currantsrequeijãorice paperrice vinegarrigatonirilletteroast peppersroasted garlicroasted peppersrocky roadsalsasalsa verdesalted caramelsemifreddoshaped breadsheet cakesherry vinegarshortcakeshortcrust pastryshorteningshoyushrimpsiblingssisterslicesmoked ricottasnow peassnowballssobasparkling winespeculaasspisponge cakespring onionsquaresstar anisesteakstoutstracciatellastratasumacsweet potatosweet potatoestaginetahinitangerinatangytartsteatoasted coconuttorronetortatortillastributetrifleturmericturnoversudonupside down cakewheatwhiskeywitlofyellow pepperéclairsRaise The RoofIn the kitchen since the age of 11 and having loads of fun with it.http://raisetheroof.xyz/noreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)Blogger1385125TechnicolorKitchen-EnglishVersionhttps://feedburner.google.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-4428901993428804494Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:43:00 +00002020-07-10T10:43:37.248-03:00butter chickenchickenindian foodspicesyogurtButter chicken For years now I have been reducing the amount of beef and chicken we eat and we are very fine with it: I use vegetables in many different ways, and they always taste amazing. However, sometimes both Joao and I feel like eating chicken – maybe every 10 days or so? – but my precious little husband does not like chicken cooked in sauces, or “wet chicken” as he says. :S I, on the other hand, lovehttp://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/07/butter-chicken.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-6663767337826819399Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:06:00 +00002020-07-02T09:06:49.317-03:00bakingchocolatechocolate chip cookiescinnamoncookiesdark chocolateoatsrolled oatsChocolate chip cookies with oats I made these cookies last week and the inspiration was something very simple: while I was grabbing a can of chickpeas in the cupboard to make a soup, I saw the jar of oats right next to it, and thought that I hadn’t baked cookies in a very long time. Some more searching through the bags, jars and cans and I found some very good dark chocolate begging to be used. It is a simple cookie but the http://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/07/chocolate-chip-cookies-with-oats.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-1980519202643997531Mon, 22 Jun 2020 13:28:00 +00002020-06-22T10:28:41.235-03:00anthill cakebakingcakechocolate sprinklescitrusorangeyogurtAnthill orange yogurt cake Those of you who follow the news about Brazil probably know that the situation here is completely chaotic: not only we have to deal with a virus, we also have to deal with a psychopath in the presidency of the country. It has not been easy to keep sane. I have found solace in the kitchen, cooking and baking, trying to make my days a little bit lighter and happier. I made this cake last week, http://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/06/anthill-orange-yogurt-cake.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)2tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-1600238672521965995Thu, 11 Jun 2020 12:52:00 +00002020-06-11T09:57:46.646-03:00bakingblack olivescalzonecheesecourgetteeggplantparmesanpizza doughratatouillevegetablesvegetarianyellow mozzarellazucchiniRatatouille calzones Last week I told Joao that for the weekend I wanted to make something different for lunch: I was not in the mood for pasta or for the good old rice and beans combo, and I definitely wanted to try my hands at a new recipe. Going through the vegetables in my fridge I found one eggplant, one zucchini, a couple of carrots and that was it: not much to choose from. So I kept the carrots for some http://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/06/ratatouille-calzones.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-4806935832477949836Mon, 08 Jun 2020 18:27:00 +00002020-06-08T15:27:24.869-03:00bakingcakecitruslimenutmegolive oilspiceszestLime olive oil pound cake During this isolation period, I have not made too many sweets: my husband is not into them very much and I don’t want to end up eating it all myself. I do search for some chocolate when anxiety comes hard on me, I must confess, but having to deal with an entire cake before it goes stale might be tricky. So in almost 3 months at home I have baked 3 cakes so far, one being the yogurt marble http://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/06/lime-olive-oil-pound-cake.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-1814303013437078150Thu, 28 May 2020 19:31:00 +00002020-05-28T16:31:33.637-03:00baconJapanese pumpkinpeaspotatopumpkinsoupvegetableswinterPea and Japanese pumpkin soup Do you ever get tired of your own food? That has not happened to me yet – not only during the pandemic, because before that I already took my own food for lunch at the office – but I must confess that there are days that I eat and think “it could have been better”, or “this does not go with that”. Cooking with whatever we have at hand can yield good surprises, like the risotto I posted the http://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/05/pea-and-japanese-pumpkin-soup.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-2420893939582476993Tue, 26 May 2020 18:10:00 +00002020-05-26T15:10:41.400-03:00cakescheesecream cheesemeatballsmozzarellanutmegparmesaspinachvegetablesvegetarianSpinach and cheese “meatballs” Who follows me on Instagram has seen some of my lunch dishes: it is usually simple food, quick to put together, so I can make it and eat in on my lunch break. Rice and beans I keep ready at the fridge, so it is just a matter of roasting some vegetables, making a salad or an omelet, or getting meatballs from the fridge straight to the oven. All very quick. But when I have a little more time, orhttp://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/05/spinach-and-cheese-meatballs.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-6675143676261928824Tue, 19 May 2020 19:32:00 +00002020-05-19T16:32:32.718-03:00Arborio ricecarrotcarrotskaleleekleeksradishricerisottovegetablesvegetarianwineCarrot and kale risotto with roasted radishes, or “everything-but-the-kitchen-sink-risotto” Saturday morning, feeling super lazy after cleaning the apartment, all I really wanted was to take a shower, open a bottle of wine and lay on my couch. But we gotta eat, right? After cleaning the apartment and doing the laundry Joao and I get pretty hungry – never fails. :D I was not feeling very creative or inspired to cook, to be honest with you: I could have made burgers, but had forgotten http://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/05/carrot-and-kale-risotto-with-roasted.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-2640127445531043467Thu, 14 May 2020 19:04:00 +00002020-05-14T16:04:35.107-03:00applebakingcitruscorn flourcrumbledessertfruitoatsorangeApple crumble with corn flour and orange and my eating habits during quarantine I don’t know about you guys, but during this quarantine my eating habits have varied a lot: breakfast with homemade bread and fruit, followed by lunch, also homemade, the very Brazilian combo of rice & beans with vegetables on the side, and sometimes beef or chicken (usually once or twice a week, tops). When it comes to dinner… my will power is usually gone. Some days I make soup, some days Ihttp://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/05/apple-crumble-with-corn-flour-and.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-833813646931817611Tue, 12 May 2020 15:20:00 +00002020-05-12T12:20:31.742-03:00beanschipscitruskalelimered lentilssoupspicesveganvegetablesvegetarianwinterRed lentil soup with kale chips As many of you, I have been cooking a lot more since the quarantine started, and it is not an easy task to cook lunch and dinner every day while also trying to vary the menu with what I have at hand – we already feel like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day, so if the food is also the same in every meal… I don’t want to think about that. :D I was going through some recipes I bookmarked in the past http://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/05/red-lentil-soup-with-kale-chips.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-1162073069058465151Wed, 06 May 2020 14:47:00 +00002020-06-13T10:51:57.150-03:00bakingcakechocolateeasyloaf cakemarble cakemarbledyogurtYogurt marble cake Hello everyone – it makes me really happy that after all this time without posting here there are still people who read me. Thank you. <3 I haven’t baked much lately, for now I have no one to share the baked goods with – my husband does not like sweets and I don’t want to end up eating everything myself… But I felt like baking a cake these days and even Joao had two slices of this cake – he http://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/05/yogurt-marble-cake.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-1569918799676513734Tue, 28 Apr 2020 14:25:00 +00002020-04-28T11:25:27.287-03:00canned tomatoeslentilsred winesaucetomato sauceveganvegetablesvegetarianLentil bolgonese and trying to be a better person I was going through some old photos I made for the blog (or for the book, when I still considered writing one), and found today’s photo: a lentil Bolognese that I tested a few times and turned out quite tasty. I liked it a lot, but my husband not so much: he is not addicted to meat and does not mind at all eating without it most days, but he is not very much into lentils. I ended up forgetting http://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/04/lentil-bolgonese-and-trying-to-be.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-5782990216468574807Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:50:00 +00002020-04-02T11:50:21.605-03:00carrotceleryeasyleeksonionpotatopotatoessoupspinachtomatoveganvegetablesvegetarianwinterQuarantine vegetable soup Hello everyone, long time no see. Ages ago I decided to be honest with myself and accept the fact that I no longer had time to write on this blog, unfortunately – I can barely update the one in Portuguese. But with these crazy, uncertain times we are living I thought I should ask you how it has been for you. This is my third week isolated, went out only once to buy groceries. How is it going http://raisetheroof.xyz/2020/04/quarantine-vegetable-soup.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)4tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-5051534003137965280Mon, 03 Sep 2018 13:18:00 +00002018-09-03T10:18:17.289-03:00bakingcakeeasypassion fruitsyrupyogurtYogurt passion fruit cake I have not posted on this blog in such a long time I wonder if there is still anyone around. Life is hectic and I no longer have time to write each recipe in two different languages, therefore I have focused on my blog written in Portuguese (and even there I have not been able to post regularly). Cakes are probably my favorite thing to bake and that is why I bring you a cake recipe today, http://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/09/yogurt-passion-fruit-cake.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)9tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-997446587401164524Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:51:00 +00002018-04-19T15:51:16.749-03:00carrotscheesefrittersherbsmozzarellaparsleyquinoaspring onionthymevegetarianQuinoa, carrot and mozzarella fritters It took me a while to get on the quinoa bandwagon (I don’t really know why), but after I did I started making fritters with it quite often: with a salad they become a delicious and light lunch or dinner. Here I have combined quinoa with other tasty ingredients such as carrots, mozzarella and olives – their saltiness goes really well with the sweetness of the carrots and the mozzarella. Howeverhttp://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/04/quinoa-carrot-and-mozzarella-fritters.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-735731868141634346Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:13:00 +00002018-04-16T11:13:40.787-03:00bakingberriesbrowniebrowniescocoaeasyraspberriesraspberrywhite chocolateBrownies with white chocolate and raspberries I think that whenever inspiration fails me when I want to bake something I bake brownies: I can’t think of any other baked good that is a hit with pretty much everyone I know. Not to mention that I absolutely love brownie batter: when I could still eat dairy I would always leave some batter left in the bowl for my own moment of happiness while the brownies were in the oven. :) The brownies I http://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/04/brownies-with-white-chocolate-and.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-4518274477690636164Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:25:00 +00002018-04-11T14:28:56.299-03:00bakingbarschocolatechocolate chipsnutspeanut butterpeanutsPeanut butter and chocolate chip bars Lately I have been using peanut butter as a way of increasing my protein intake: I buy the natural type made with roasted peanuts only and add a spoonful to smoothies and such. That reminded me of these bars I made ages ago, when I bought natural peanut butter for the first time. The jar seemed to last too long and I wanted to make something delicious with it. These bars are easy to put http://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/04/peanut-butter-and-chocolate-chip-bars.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-8701301830329351522Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:27:00 +00002018-04-05T11:27:55.819-03:00beefbeef mincecheesemeatballsricottaBeef and ricotta meatballs Meatballs are a big hit at my house and you will find some in my freezer whenever. They constantly become a quick weeknight dinner paired with salad – I do that quite often. My go-to meatball recipe is this, but after seeing the wonderful Nigel Slater making burgers with the addition of ricotta I thought I would give it a go with meatballs: they tasted delicious and were incredibly light in http://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/04/beef-and-ricotta-meatballs.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-824130796312134794Tue, 03 Apr 2018 17:09:00 +00002018-04-03T14:17:20.986-03:00carrotsfresh herbsfresh oreganoleekslentilsporkpulsessalamisoupvegetable stockLentil soup with crispy salami - waiting for fall to come Summer here is over, however someone forgot to tell Mother Nature about it: the weather continues to be hot leading to uncomfortable nights for those who like me do not own an air conditioner at home. While I look forward to cooler days and nights, I felt like sharing with you one of my favorite soups, sort of like Kevin Costner in Field of Dreams: maybe if I post soups on the blog, fall willhttp://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/04/lentil-soup-with-spicy-salami-waiting.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-1782609249650074839Tue, 27 Mar 2018 19:12:00 +00002018-03-27T16:12:34.758-03:00almond mealbakingcakecitruscoconutcorn flourmarmaladenutsorangeorange blossom watersyrupCornmeal, coconut and marmalade cake I bought Ottolenghi’s beautiful book ages ago and if I am not mistaken the first recipe I made from it was the semolina, coconut and marmalade cake – it is delicious and the recipe yields two cakes: you can enjoy one while making other people’s day better sharing the second loaf. One day I wanted to make this cake again, however I did not have any semolina at home. I decided then to use corn http://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/03/cornmeal-coconut-and-marmalade-cake.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-8798098682382204696Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:56:00 +00002018-03-23T15:56:42.198-03:00almond mealbakingchocolatechocolate chipsdark chocolateegg whitesfinanciersfriandsnutsrye flourRye chocolate chip financiers Financiers are one of my downfalls: petite, delicate, but full of flavor, they are a great way of using leftover egg whites. I have been trying to make them using olive oil instead of butter, but the texture was a bit off, so more tests are necessary. The recipe I bring you today is from ages ago (when I could still eat butter) and it is delicious: the rye flour makes the financiers a little http://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/03/rye-chocolate-chip-financiers.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-2555387266681806485Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:27:00 +00002018-04-06T10:08:51.383-03:00cheesecourgettefresh herbsgoat's cheeseheavy creammarjoramorecchiettepastared onionvegetableswhite winezucchiniOrecchiette with courgette and goat’s cheese sauce This food stylist wannabe got crazy when she saw yellow courgettes in farmer’s market for the first time – until then I had only seen it on books, magazines and food TV shows. Of course I brought some home and immediately thought of something tasty and visually beautiful to make with it. For this recipe I used red onion so I could have a nice color contrast, however after that day I made this http://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/03/orecchiette-with-courgette-and-goats.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-8618627100382355326Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:16:00 +00002018-03-12T16:21:23.136-03:00bakingbreaddairy freeoatsolive oilwhole wheat flouryeastSimple breakfast bread (dairy free) I wanted a bread recipe I could make sandwiches with, turn into toast for breakfast, and do everything we do with packaged white bread. I no longer buy that and most of the homemade versions I found called for milk or butter (or both). I thought of making Kim Boyce’s oatmeal bread, which is delicious, replacing the butter with olive oil, but the making of that recipe is not as straightforward http://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/03/simple-breakfast-bread-dairy-free.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-1356857804714810796Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:54:00 +00002018-02-19T14:54:24.843-03:00easyonionpastatomatotomato saucevegetarianPasta with onion and tomato sauce and the change in my cooking habits I was talking to my husband the other day about how my cooking and baking have changed in the past year or so: I don’t bake as much anymore (lack of time + my lactose intolerance) and I also don’t test so many new recipes as I used to. Sometimes I flip through my books and magazines and the photos make me drool, however, I have been feeling the need of eating dishes I am familiar with. I keephttp://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/02/pasta-with-onion-and-tomato-sauce-and.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6708804414464063909.post-485081440155354394Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:28:00 +00002018-02-08T11:28:43.941-02:00baconcheeseeasypotatopotatoesspinachvegetablesLoaded potatoes with spinach, cheese and bacon I work for a Swiss company and this week several of my peers from Switzerland have been asking me about/wishing me a good Carnival – it is funny because I am not a Carnival person (they do not know that), but I do enjoy the days off (Netflix, here I come!). :) To me these loaded potatoes are perfect for lazy days: just a handful of ingredients, easy prepping, and delicious results. My versionshttp://raisetheroof.xyz/2018/02/loaded-potatoes-with-spinach-cheese-and.htmlnoreply@blogger.com (Patricia Scarpin)2