As a recent coriander convert and a pesto advocate it was only a matter of time before this idea struck. Deep in the midst of summer, still searching for quick and easy dishes that were interesting and vibrant, this pesto answered the call. Continue reading
Summer time cooking is always a bit of a complicated matter for me. Grocery stores, markets, and of course the relentless internet are all heaving with brightly coloured fresh and juicy produce; pinks, reds, yellows and greens popping out from every which way. And yet, my kitchen itself begins to sweat even before I’ve switched on the kettle or stove. I’m over-the-top inspired by the beautiful array of fresh fruits and vegetables on the inside, but completely lazy and in fear of doing anything that will result in my limbs sticking to each other, on the outside. What to do? Continue reading
My late Grandma Ruth was an incredible traveler, and a terrible, terrible cook. She took to traveling quite late in her life, not having the funds or freedom to do so earlier. But once she stepped onto her first airplane bound for outside the US borders, the woman could not be stopped. My mother says she was the type of person that ‘always had a suitcase packed’, ready for the next adventure. Her sense of adventure was unprecedented, especially considering she was well into her 50’s before she begun. Continue reading
Warm Grape Nuts with honey, that came with the recipe; ‘let A lick the spoon’.
Weekend bike rides with scabby knees.
I’ve heard it said that our taste buds change every seven years- have you heard that? Is it true?
I remember not liking tomatoes as a young child, nor tomato soup. Every time I was presented with the option to eat them and refused someone would always pipe up and tell me my taste buds would change as I got older and I would like them. Annoying at the time (‘I AM old‘) but turns out they, whomever they were, were correct.
I’ve recently had a revelation, or rather my taste buds have. Turns out, I LOVE coriander (cilantro). Not only did I not like it, but I borderline detested it up until, well, about a month ago. And then all of a sudden something magically changed.
If she were here, or I would there, this is what I would give her for Mother’s Day. This is how our day would go Continue reading
Well, after a learning curve like you wouldn’t believe it seems like eight months into the daily school routine and we have FINALLY figured out our morning routine for dressing, eating and getting out the door. I’m just waiting for some major change to occur that forces us to rethink everything (hello potty training) but until then we’ve got our plan!