A Train Wreck

Yeah, I know. You eat with your eyes first. Appearance is important, especially in a fine restaurant or when entertaining guests, but looks aren’t everything. Looks can be deceiving. I have created many a dish that looked fantastic but didn’t quite pass the taste test, which is one of the reasons I sometimes go days … More A Train Wreck

Poblano Whole Wheat Crepes With Malabar Spinach & Quark Filling

I miss having spinach fresh from the garden. It simply will not grow in the summer heat. This time of year the main choices are Swiss chard and beet tops. Malabar spinach is another good alternative to fill the need for dark leafy greens. When raw the leaves smell and taste of chlorophyll, but have … More Poblano Whole Wheat Crepes With Malabar Spinach & Quark Filling

Arepa Cones Stuffed With Scrambled Eggs & Padron Peppers

The other day I wondered how an arepa would serve as a receptacle for ice cream. I knew I didn’t wan’t ice cream for breakfast this morning but it was an opportunity to pursue the idea of conical arepas. To make the dough I used a combination of yellow and white masa precocida (precooked corn … More Arepa Cones Stuffed With Scrambled Eggs & Padron Peppers