A Moringa Morning

I trimmed off the top of my moringa plant because it is getting rather tall and it will need to be brought inside the house for the winter. I’m hoping that topping the tree will encourage it to branch out and not just grow straight up with a single trunk.   I had never used … More A Moringa Morning

Pomegranate Molasses

Mention of  pomegranate molasses is ubiquitous these days and it has piqued my interest. Yeah, I’m a late comer. Last night I was determined to learn what the fascination is all about. I brought pomegranate juice, jaggery (cane and palm) and lemon juice to a boil and let it simmer until it reduced to about … More Pomegranate Molasses

Christmas In February

It was sort of like Christmas today. Almost six months ago, as an experiment, I made a couple batches of mango pickle and they have been sitting at room temperature on top of the China cabinet ever since. Other than the rare occasions I happened to look up there the canisters have been out of … More Christmas In February

Probiotic Salsa

  We love salsa! Salsa has the important role of creating a first impression on a first visit to a new Mexican restaurant. It is one of several elements which combine to form our opinions of the establishment (the margaritas are another important criteria). Cilantro is an ingredient I like to see in a salsa. I have … More Probiotic Salsa