After ~ reading and reviewing tons of cookbooks, ~ developing recipes for my cooking classes and others, ~ writing a small little cookbook with recipes to say Sorry with, ~ ghost writing the First Aid Kitchen cookbook for a tv-chef, ~ being the culinary editor for an Argentinian themed cookbook and ~ proofreading tens of …
For me, cooking classes are the perfect way to introduce my students to new dishes. And vice versa, to learn about new dishes myself too! That’s how this Pumpkin Bread with Sweetened Condensed Milk came into my kitchen.
More than any other dish I know, baking bread is all about understanding what’s going on and finding the technique and bread that works for you. Aka playing with food. Will this Trub Bread be just one fun experiment or become my new favorite way of baking bread?
“It’s like dessert. Kind of a vanilla pudding flavor when ripe.” was what one of my neighbors told me about the green fruits that we’re falling off the huge tree in our front yard. The first thing I made with the white sapotos was a Strawberry Sapote Smoothie with a bang.
If you long to become a creative cook, read on. I think I found a key to that magic place. Where we will eat this great Couscous Salad with Spinach and Olives.
No, don’t worry. The complaints weren’t about this recipe for Arugula Pasta with Fennel Sausage and Tomato. That one got some cheers!
How does one (eh.. me!) gets inspiration to make Caramelized grilled chicken skewers with orange marmalade? It has something to do with having lunch, meeting new people and just that feeling in the air. I think.
They say we adults basically are just big children. I’m about the proof that! And illustrate it with this recipe for Marinated olives with orange and mustard seeds.
Cooking is such a huge part of my life, that most of the time I’m not ‘just only cooking’. Like that night that I tried to make these Honey Lemon Glazed Fennel Slices. I was busier trying to separate two fighting cats than actually cook dinner. The dish was very forgiving. I’m not sure about …
Our norms and values sometimes are so restricting, that it can be liberating to let them go every now and then. I do that when I fly solo, making dinner for one. I really cook different when I only need to feed myself. On those nights dishes like this Whole Wheat Pita Roll with Braised …