Monday, February 27, 2012
February 26, 2012: Bring in the foreign words! Moussaka and Clafouti
If you said these words on the playground, you might get your mouth washed out with soap in my day! But now, we just think of it as food...another one of my favorite four letter "F" words. As a wedding gift, my friend, Shirley Gilbert from Frierson, Louisiana sent me a cookbook entitled The Wine Lover's Cookbook. I have been looking forward to cooking from it's pages, and finally, I had the chance.
Lightly olive oil the bottom of a 9X13 pan. Sprinkle about 3 Tbsp. of bread crumbs around the bottom. Don't worry. It isn't supposed to be thick. Place a layer of eggplant, the lamb mixture and then a generous portion of cheese in layer one. Repeat process for layer 2. At the end, pour the bechamel sauce over the top of the layers evenly. Bake for 50-60 minutes at 375. After a sprinkle of parsley, here is what you get: