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

Marsala Mushrooms & Blue Cheese Quesadilla

It may not be typical breakfast fare for most people, but we enjoyed mushroom quesadillas for breakfast this morning. It started by cooking sliced mushrooms in a dry skillet. I used baby portobellos and a few shiitake mushrooms. I let the mushrooms cook, stirring occasionally, until they stopped sweating out liquid and the liquid was drying … More Marsala Mushrooms & Blue Cheese Quesadilla

Dates Stuffed With Goat Cheese & Pomegranate Molasses

I truly believe there is nothing new under the sun. Any time I thought I had come up with a unique ingredient or flavor combination I have subsequently learned that it had been done before and wasn’t new or unique at all. And that’s alright. It’s still fun to discover things that are new to … More Dates Stuffed With Goat Cheese & Pomegranate Molasses

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