Teaching “Spice it Up! Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices ” as an organic garden to table workshop in my country kitchen. I am grateful for all that came out to enjoy this hands on vegetarian, cooking class. Here are some of the dishes we made during the weekend. Continue reading
Garlic, mint, and, chilies are the essence of Thai cooking, and this versatile sauce is an ideal and easy way to bring their fabulous flavors into your cooking. Recipe from Gluten-Free Recipes for the Conscious Cook by Leslie Cerier Continue reading
Although I have a few favorite flavored oils and vinegars that I make every year, like Blueberry Balsamic Vinegar with Vanilla Bean and Garlic Scape ( GArlic Flower) oil, I am always experimenting and concocting new combinations. I also encourage you to use your local harvest of fruits, herbs, spices, edible flowers, nuts, and more to create your own tasty flavored oils and vinegars. Start with one spice like a chili pepper or garlic scape or one herb like basil and then let that be a springboard for your imagination. You can combine several spices and herbs together: one of my favorites is cilantro, basil and chilies.