What I learnt about culturing [with Cream Cheese recipe]

Today, I finally got to the part where I can eat plants. Hurray! I spent the last week looking at cultured food and I had quite a lot of fun with it. I have a mild fascination with preserving foods - fermentation, culturing, salting and curing (as well as dehydrating and smoking). I was excited … Continue reading What I learnt about culturing [with Cream Cheese recipe]

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Honoring the food of my readers: Mexican Chiles en Nogada

This was a fun and easy dinner for us to prepare and enjoy together. Hart really likes bell peppers so he thoroughly appreciated our variation on this nation's dish. Growing up in England, I was very much so not exposed to Mexican food. We would make chicken fajitas at home using a popular brand kit … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Mexican Chiles en Nogada

Honoring the food of my readers: Moroccan tajine atop almond couscous

I love the flavors of Morocco. It's a sort of sweet and savory spice blend that can pack a punch without sacrificing any of the flavor. I skipped the hot and spicy for the benefit of my little family's tummies, but you can always heat it up a little for your version if it will … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Moroccan tajine atop almond couscous