This is the challenge I have set myself for the next thirty days. --- Phase one: Classical Carnivorous Diet, exploring fats. Fire. Phase two: Ovolacto-carnivorous Diet, exploring cultures. Earth. Phase three: Paleo keto Omnivorous Diet, exploring balance. Quintessence: Fire, Earth, Air, Water, Raw. Phase four: Ovolacto-vegetarian diet, exploring grains. Air. Phase five: Vegan diet, exploring … Continue reading The Food Diet Challenge
Daddy Alsum started an incredibly brave, and distinctively difficult journey today. In fact, we all have - the kids and myself included. Daddy Alsum will be spending the next four weeks in treatment away from the family. He reached a pivotal moment in his life, particularly regarding his mental health. As part of this time, … Continue reading Taking a journey
It's the day before America redeclares its independence. As you may be aware of by now, we are an Anglo-American family [read that literally, not as "white people"]. I am English - born and raised in England. Daddy Alsum is third generation American - with his paternal great-grandparents emigrating from Friesland, The Netherlands. Lark, Hart … Continue reading Happy 3rd of July!
After a hiatus, I am hoping to get my act together and return to real cooking and writing. I have been expending all my energy on raising our little Alsums and holding up Daddy Alsum. Fitche has been slow to gain - which has meant that I have devoted a lot of time and effort … Continue reading Happy Summer 2018
Welcome to the world, Fitche. Born on Wednesday, March 28th. Weighing 9 lbs 4.5 oz Measuring 21" long
Guay del... Uruguay? Well, the phrase is supposed to be of Paraguay, but no Paraguayan people viewed my blog last year - which makes Uruguay mucho más guay. Their national dish was right up our alley, pandering to our continued interest in smoking everything. Asado or barbecue is a great opportunity for friends and family … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Uruguayan asado chivito
This year, I am going to start a couple of series of posts. The first idea stems from how I want to honor the countries of each of the readers from this past year. Thirty-five countries will be represented in reverse order of views, so we will be starting with Nepali Dal Bhat. I love … Continue reading Introducing two new series