Just back from London, mates! Did you miss me? Here’s some healthy comfort food to make it up to you! Savory bread pudding features cubes of hearty whole-grain bread, broccoli rabe, mushrooms, and Gruyére cheese, bound with eggs & low-fat milk, then baked until puffed and golden. Having just been in London, I’m reminded that the Brits call dessert “pudding”. But this is not that kind of pudding. This is a main dish if you’re vegetarian, or a hearty savory side if not. It would also be a most excellent brunch dish! Or should I say egg-cellent? Teehee.
It’s becoming apparent that I like mushrooms, isn’t it? I mean, we have already done mushrooms in Spanish sherry and we are just getting to know each other. But every now and then you discover the mushrooms you meant to use earlier in the week in the back of your fridge, and you say to yourself in a tragic tone, “Oh no, what shall I do with these now?!” Options are a wonderful thing. Continue reading