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
Truth prevails - the motto of the Czech republic. The truth is that I don't know much about this European nation. Prague is a pretty popular holiday location for young Britons thesedays, so I have seen many photos of the impressive Bohemian architecture on the Facebook. It looks like a very beautiful country. As for … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Czech Svíčková
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
Portugal is the first country in this series so far that I have actually visited myself. This Mediterranean nation has a lot of beautiful coastline and other extraordinary geographic marvels. I could have picked any number of fish dishes, but I decided to go with a popular street food. Sandwiches are fantastic. I just rediscovered … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Portuguese Francesinha
Welcome to the world, Fitche. Born on Wednesday, March 28th. Weighing 9 lbs 4.5 oz Measuring 21" long
Welcome to this installment of Cooking the Bible. Today is day 90 of this year which means one day per chapter of Scripture. (I had to backdate this post because of something important that came up.) Here's a very simplified thematic outline for the book: Journey from Egypt to Sinai (1-19) Covenant guidelines for the … Continue reading Cooking the Bible: Cooking Exodus: The Book of Journeys