Category: What’s Cooking?
Tsoureki – Greek Easter Bread
Tsoureki, greek easter bread, uses some very unusual ingredients. One is mahlap, the ground up kernels of a mediterranean cherry variety. The other is mastic, a resin that gets harvested on the Greek island of Chios. Those two ingredients are responsible for the very unique taste of the Tsoureki.
Yes, fall is long over and we’re having spring right now, but waffles and ice cream deserve an exception to all things pumpkin spice.
Play dough is great stuff for kids, but it can get really costly really quick if you need enough for a class of 20. Colors mix and look yucky, small pots and lids get lost, stuff dries out,… We always make our own, usually a huge batch of just one color. That way we don’t…
Chicken Chili Verde
As promised, here’s the recipe for the chicken chili verde.
A new round of kiddie cooking classes has started and I want to share with you what we make in the different age groups. Today: a granola base.
Chicken Chili Pie
I had pizza planned, but like so often things turned out a bit different.
Sweet Potato Kimchi Soup
Happy Soup Saturday! Today, I want to show you one of my favorites, which is super quick, needs only 3 ingredients, and is stuffed with probiotics and lots of vitamins. Perfect to survive cold season.
Great Grandma’s Basic Waffles
As promised, here’s my Great Grandma’s waffle recipe. It’s perfect for cast iron, but bakes beautifully in all the electrical ones as well.
If everything had gone according to plan, you’d now read about the restoration of an old waffle iron and its maiden bake. But alas, things happened and I had to do something completely different.
Mercimek Çorbası – Turkish Lentil Soup
Mercimek Çorbası – Turkish Lentil Soup is a spicy concoction of red lentils, tomatoes, carrots, and onions. The deep flavors are perfect soulfood for sunny but icy cold winter days.