American

Honeycake

Honeycake - Delicately sweet, this honeycake is moist and decadent without being too cloying. - butter (softened), honey, eggs, yogurt, spelt flour (I like to use spelt), baking powder, salt, [...]

By |2019-05-25T03:38:36+00:00May 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Rose Water

Rose Water & Oil - The scent and flavor of roses bring joy to the heart--literally. The energetics of rose help to lift the spirit. Long used in Indian, Middle [...]

By |2019-05-25T01:59:05+00:00May 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Sorrel Soup

Bright sorrel is one of my first spring greens to pop up. Actually, it grows strong in the spring, dies back in the heat and comes back in the fall...love it. Sorrel's strong sour flavor helps to stimulate and decongest the Liver and Gallbladder after Winter's heavier foods. Use it in dressings, to flavor eggs or as an usual soup.

By |2019-03-17T12:27:01+00:00March 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Bone Marrow Broth

I've been using bone broth most of my adult life so I was pretty amused when it became a trendy food in the last few years.  Instead of coffee [...]

By |2019-05-05T04:01:00+00:00January 27th, 2019|2 Comments

Almond Shortbread Cookies

Before practicing Asian medicine, I was a florist.  Our flowers were shipped in from a distributor in Chinatown in San Francisco.  Every year at Chinese [...]

By |2019-05-25T00:36:25+00:00January 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Spiced Applesauce

Spiced Applesauce–sounds mundane right? When it comes to strengthening the digestive system and the immune, mundane or simple is the best place to start.  A [...]

By |2019-01-07T16:05:45+00:00January 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake - Many of us are overrun with zucchini in summer. What better way to use up some of the summer squash than to make them into a [...]

By |2018-12-03T23:45:33+00:00August 7th, 2018|0 Comments