Spiced Currants and Salted Almonds

Today is #MakeItMonday, so this post is recorded in conjunction with a Facebook Live post. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I wanted to show you a fun little make ahead fruit and nut course. The currants take a couple of weeks to mature in flavour so that is part of why I am showing … Continue reading Spiced Currants and Salted Almonds

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The Food Diet Challenge

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

Honoring the food of my readers: Singaporean Hainanese White Bean Rice

When my friend from school went off to university at Oxford, some of her roommates were from South East Asia. I remember one in particular from Singapore who loved to cook for everyone. In spite of a history of colonialism and foreign occupation, Singapore thrives culturally, economically, educationally, and in terms of overall quality of … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Singaporean Hainanese White Bean Rice

Honoring the food of my readers: Nepali dal-bhat-tarkari

I know very little about the country of Nepal. Its flag is not rectangular. It's a landlocked and mountainous Asian country. That is about the extent of my knowledge. The national dish which I chose to attempt is traditionally really spicy by Western tastes, especially for toddlers. I toned it down a lot, while still … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Nepali dal-bhat-tarkari