Cooking Local. Eating Global.
Sunday, January 27, 2019
A Hostel Take on a Green Tea French Toast Recipe
Green Tea French Toast came about when I was faced with a limited palette of ingredients in a Japanese hostel’s well equipped kitchen and ...
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Smoky Tomato Freekah Soup with Red Lentils
I love soup, I love using whole grains and legumes, and I especially love foods that have a smoky taste to them. This recipe combines se...
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Pastries from Nazareth
I have so much info and so many photos to share of my current trip, but I'll start with these luscious pastries from a generations ...
Monday, February 26, 2018
The pan dulce attendees sampled on my recent international food walking tour. The drink is chumparrado, a hot chocolate thickened with c...
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Friday, January 05, 2018
Making Mole with Ernestina
My friend, Ernestina, invited a few of us over to make Oaxaca-style mole. It's the first time I've made mole as a group activit...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
The Return of the Peppermint Candy Cookie
My boys are now men but during a time that seems like long ago and just yesterday I would entertain them by letting them browse a photo-l...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Pick a Peck of Oven-Fried Peppers This Chanukah
This Chanukah try oven frying/roasting shishito or padrone peppers. Rinse and dry then toss in a bowl with lots of olive oil and coar...
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Montserrat --The Confection Named After a Mountain
In Barcelona, a meringue cookie filled with hazelnuts is known as a Montserrat, after the famous moutnatin, with its rocky peaks, which...
Sunday, October 29, 2017
My Spanish Kitchen, Well Actually Just One of Them
Gary and I are on the road again. This time we are combining 10 days in London (son's wedding) with a wide-ranging itinerary by trai...
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