Baking – Orange Chiffon Cake – fresh and light

If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable – each segment distinct.  Letty Cottin Pogrebin  Baking is an obsession and I’m in love… Continue reading

BEET Soup/Rasam

“The beet is the most intense of vegetables.  Beets are deadly serious.”- Tom Robbins. Beets have a inherently woodsy taste to them.  I’ve had them in desserts as well as really spicy dishes,… Continue reading

Banana Buckwheat Pancakes- dropping hints for a lovely breakfast

All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.                                                    … Continue reading

BROWN Chicken/Pepper Chicken AMMAMA style

“Food is the most primitive form of comfort” ~ Sheila Graham Sundays were and are very special meal days.  Those days (not too long ago;)), I would wait for Sundays for a huge… Continue reading

Baked ONION Rings – with a hint of naughtiness

 The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook   Julia Child quotes  The preteen gets into a health frenzy quite often, when he very sweetly(demands)  asks something… Continue reading

Baking-Chocolate Cupcakes- Vegan Allergy free

      “When you share a cupcake, you share love.”  ~ Unknown Author                                      … Continue reading

Vegetable CURRY

The number one British dish is curry. In this country, we have got over 8,500 curry restaurants. ~ Bernard Donoghue Entertaining the Indian way  involves a soiree of chatter, chai, samosas, vada, coffee, laughs and then begins a… Continue reading

BAKING- EL SALVADORIAN Sweet Bread- Semitas De Dulce(Sweet Suffed Bread)

“I like reality that tastes like bread.” Jean Anouilh (1910-1987) Although popular all around Central America, this version of the  Sweet Buttery Bread stuffed with jam is found in El Salvador.  SEMITAS De… Continue reading

Spring Light- Pumpkin PASTA

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Federico Fellini When you have leftover piece of pumpkin, especially when  you can’t make a big meal of, this recipe is perfect.  Pumpkins are sweet,… Continue reading

NO BAKE/ Low Fat Dates Panna Cotta

            “In cooking, as in all the arts, simplicity is the sign of perfection.” Curnonsky                  Some days are slower and simpler than others.  This… Continue reading