It’s dove season, and when you hunt doves, you often get pigeons in the mix. Don’t feed them to the dog! Pigeons are like giant doves in flavor, and are great grilled over charcoal the way the Egyptians do. Try this recipe and I bet I’ll make a pigeon-eater out of ya!
Middle Eastern recipes
Pigeons. Dirty, annoying animals, yes? Not really. Don’t get me wrong, I am not likely to go chasing city piegons with an air rifle anytime soon — let alone poison the pigeons in the park, a la Tom Lehrer. But there is nothing inherently wrong with eating Columbia livia, the rock dove. Yet even staunch
It is still technically winter in Northern California, although the almond blossoms have arrived – just in time for St. Valentine’s Day. And winter is the time for chestnuts and braised dishes, so I thought I’d make a Tunisian-inspired tagine of mallard legs with chestnuts and chickpeas before the almond blossoms fade and spring arrives