Grapes & Crepes

Sweet Sapphire grapes were abundantly available this year. I was able to purchase them on at least three different occasions.     This morning I made a fruit sauce or compote, if you will, with nothing more than grapes, pomelo and tapioca starch. The grapes and pomelo were simmered for a time in a sauce … More Grapes & Crepes

Jicama Salad

I love jicama. It is crisp like a radish, refreshingly moist and has a slightly sweet taste. I was glad to find a small jicama because the large ones seldom get finished before spoiling. There happened to be some great ingredients for a jicama salad on hand.   I soaked the peeled and cut jicama … More Jicama Salad

Sweet Sapphire Grapes, Feta Cheese, Basil Leaf & Sweety Drop Peppers

At one time I declared Arepas to be my new favorite food. One would think they would then be in the regular rotation on the menu, but it has been awhile since arepas last came to mind. So, I fixed arepas for our midday meal.   An overstuffed arepa results in an overstuffed stomach…   … More Sweet Sapphire Grapes, Feta Cheese, Basil Leaf & Sweety Drop Peppers