"Tocinillo de cielo" is a traditional Spanish custard. The name translates to something like "little bacon from heaven." I'm not sure how "bacon-y" it is, but it's definitely a heavenly dessert. It's a great recipe to have on hand if you have a lot of extra egg yolks. Bonus: this traditional Spanish dessert is lactose free.
Something very special ended up on my windowsill--a cocoa pod! Just in time for Valentine's Day. I decided to see what takes to get from pod to cocoa. After all, chocolate is king this time of year--though it usually comes in the shape of a heart! The most fun I had was probably as I …
Northern Spain has a long tradition of flavored spirits called orujo, which is similar to Italy's grappa. In Spain you can buy these flavored spirits at the store, but it's also something of a family tradition and a hobby to make them at home. People use many different flavorings, from fruity to very savory, from strawberry …
Is this sprouting rutabaga just compost, or could it be a viable source of micro greens? Chef Daniel investigates!
Who doesn't love a holiday that's all about feasting and giving thanks? Here's a quick overview of my Thanksgiving. Whether you cooked all day like me or ate a cylinder of cranberry sauce from a can. I hope you had a good holiday and plenty to be thankful for. Buen provecho!
Could this mystery squash/gourd/melon turn out to be the source of the preserves in my favorite childhood pastry?
An abundance of wildlife is one of the many charms--and challenges!--of living in Western Pennsylvania.
Citrusy green coriander is homey and exotic at the same time--a staple from my home garden that reminds me of Iranian spice markets.
I pulled 12 beets, 2 broccoli stalks, and many beans out of my garden tonight for dinner. And... I forgot to weigh it!
I have been keeping track of everything that we harvest from our little garden. Amazes me to see all this produce come out of our little garden every year.