Cooking Local. Eating Global.
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...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Plum Good - Roasted Plum Compote Recipe. Sweet, Tart and Very Versatile Direct From My Neighbor's Tree
Roasted Plum Compote over Cake with Ice Cream Nina gifted us with several bags of tart plums from her tree. I turned the fruit into a s...
Monday, May 22, 2017
A Kitchen in London
Gary and I are in London for a month enjoying the international restaurants, food,stalls, street markets, and famed eating spots, but wha...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
SF Chinatown Bakery Sign
Painted on the closed gate of a venerable bakery in San Francisco's Chinatown, this is the first of what I hope will be a series of...
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