June 2, 2008

Dried Fruit and Nuts – The Waiter Round-Up

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We have them up-side down, baked, and stewed. We have them sweet ad we have them savoury. We have 29 (30 including my own) wonderfully diverse recipes to work through! for today ladies and gentlemen we have the Waiter There’s Something In My… Dried Fruit and Nuts roundup.

  1. fellow host of Waiter, Jeanne, brings us Individual Apricot Upside Down Cakes.
  2. Elizabeth from Toronto brings us Pecan Brittle
  3. From Wisconsin we have Apricots and Pecans combined into Okra Apricot Scones with Pecans by Toontz
  4. The Mad Woman from Shallot, who neglects to mention where she is from, brings us Morrocan Veggie Stew which uses dried figs and almonds
  5. Zorra from Andalusia has great success with Pain Abricots Pistaches
  6. From California we have DK’s lovely looking Choco-Date and Walnut Brownies
  7. Then over to Italy for Pineapple and Tamarind Muffins from Jelly.
  8. Anna from Sydney brings us Quinoa Porridge which must b the entry with the largest number of different fruits and nuts.
  9. Still in Australia, now Melbourne, Haalo brings us Fig Twists
  10. Ivy, blogging from Athens, brings us Kheer Indian Rice Pudding which utilises cashews, raisins and almonds
  11. Evelin in Estonia tempts us all with Hazelnut Rum Balls
  12. Petra in Hamburg has had great success with Sweet Potato and Walnut Burritos
  13. A wonderful looking Polenta, Fig, Rosemary and Pine Nut Cake is brought to us from Sydney by Lili
  14. Harini who resides in Mumbai brings us Mixed Fruit Khao Gali Se, which looks terribly healthy and delicious.
  15. Arundathi, also in India (Chennai) provides a recipe for Tosca Cake and recommends a cup of tea as an accompaniment
  16. JZ in MN brings us Kashmiri Pulao Chicken Kebabs

  17. Next we have mansi in California with Mini Orange and Pistachio Cheesecake… ummm, cheesecake!
  18. Cathy also from Sydney brings us the totally original Chocolate and Olive Oil Brownies with Lemon-Infused Cannellini Bean Puree
  19. Then we have Walnut Sticks with Cocoa Nibs from Smita who lives in Rochester, New York.
  20. Bee and Jai bring us Golden Raisin and Walnut Bread – just imagine the aroma spreading across the ‘Northwestern US’ when tis was cooking!
  21. From San Diego we have Boaz and his manly Chestnut Flour Bread.
  22. From Kent (England) we have the delights of Malt Loaf given to us by Nicisme
  23. Arfi from New Zealand shares with us the excellent Grana with Figs and Pecan Wafers
  24. Barbara on the Gold Coast of Queensland tempts all dessert lovers with White Chocolate and Matcha with Macadamia Nuts and Ginger Cream Pots
  25. TBC of USA blogs a recipe for a sweet and sticky Baklava
  26. Linda from The Hague brings us Fennel Tea Soaked Raisin Bread
  27. Next up is Double Apple Bundt Cake from ‘Cakelaw’ who blogs from Melbourne.
  28. If that doesn’t tempt you why not try Suganya’s Almond Pâté?
  29. From Lima in Peru Gretchen brings us the smashing Pollo con Guindones (Prune Sauce Chicken)
  30. Finally we have ‘Y’ also from Sydney and the intriguing Pan de Higos (Spicy Chocolate and Fig Bread)
  31. li>My entry is Lamb and Mango Tagine

Which concludes this edition of Waiter!

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  1. JZ @ Tasty treats June 2, 2008

    Great roundup Andrew! Make it 30 (round figure 😉 ) great entries, u missed counting me (b/w 15 and 16)!!

  2. bee June 2, 2008

    thanks, andrew.

  3. Jeanne June 2, 2008

    Woo hoo – the host with the most! What a fantastic roundup of diverse recipes – I can hardly wait to work my hungry way through them. Thanks for a wonderful theme and for being a great host 🙂

  4. Ulrike June 2, 2008

    As I expected, I am missing my entry. I sent you an email May 29th with all my entry details. Unfortunately it’s the third time, that my entry isn’t in your round-up. What am I doing wrong?

  5. Andrew June 2, 2008

    I received 5 entries on the 29th Ulrike yours wasnt amongst them I am afraid. Did you use the correct email address and the correct subject line?

  6. Suganya June 2, 2008

    Dear Andrew,
    My entry ‘Almond Pâté’ is also missing in the roundup. You had even left me a comment about the receipt of the entry.

  7. Andrew June 2, 2008

    You are number 27 Suganya, not missed off the list at all.

  8. Smita June 2, 2008

    Many thanks for hosting – you got some really interesting combinations!!!

  9. Suganya June 2, 2008

    Wow, its funny that it didn’t turn up in my search. Not sure whether it was my browser issue. Sorry about that.

  10. TBC June 2, 2008

    That is a lovely collection of recipes, Andrew. Thank you!

  11. sunshinemom June 3, 2008

    Thanks Andrew for hosting…and a neat round up!

  12. Shibani June 3, 2008

    Hi,Andrew I had sent my walnut pie recipe,I couldn’t see it on the roundup.

  13. mosli June 4, 2008

    thank you so much! that was great fun – where do you find out what the next one is?

  14. Cakelaw June 4, 2008

    Fantastic roundup – so many choices of recipes featuring dried fruits!

  15. Nicisme June 4, 2008

    Wow, loads of fabulous new recipes to check out!
    Thanks Andrew!

  16. arundathi June 5, 2008

    thank you, andrew!