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

Pomelo Salad

Pomelos show up in the supermarkets this time of year and every now and then I will purchase one. I decided to use this one in a salad.   I had only two ingredients in mind for the salad when I began preparing it: pomelo and some figs which had been soaking in coconut rum … More Pomelo Salad