Winter recipes

Buckwheat Pancakes

Hardy little buckwheat pancakes are a fantastic start to the day.  Buckwheat, a gluten free grain, has a rich, nutty and slightly bitter flavor which [...]

By |2020-07-01T15:24:43+00:00July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Basic Congee (Shi Fan, Jook)

Congee, Shi-Fan (literally, rice water) or Jook. Whatever name you give it, rice porridge has been the foundation of nutritional healing since...well, we started playing with fire and cooking.  [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:32:43+00:00March 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Mulled Red Wine With Rosemary

Chilly weather means warm drinks and mulled wines are a classic.  Serve at holidays dinners or after a day on the snowy mountain.  Explore different [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:18:36+00:00March 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Nut Milk

Nuts make excellent milk, each one lending its own unique flavor and nutritional benefits.  Make a thicker cream to pour over hot baked apples or [...]

By |2020-01-25T22:41:04+00:00January 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Preserved Lemons

I love preserved lemons! A tradition in Mediterranean cultures, they add a vibrant taste to dishes from roast lamb and chicken to grain dishes. Though lemons don't grow where [...]

By |2020-01-12T19:49:46+00:00January 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Mushroom Hot Pot (Kinoko Nabe)

Spring and autumn are the ideal seasons for harvesting mushrooms–those fun little fungi that have marvelous healing benefits for the body. It seems that no one [...]

By |2020-01-08T20:18:36+00:00January 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Fireworks Noodles

A simple, spicy noodle recipe. Enjoy it at Asian New Year celebrations or as a cheerful summer dish. Noodles represent longevity-and we all want that, [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:05:23+00:00January 5th, 2020|0 Comments