Archive for February 2013

Blood Orange Sorbet

For those that are familiar with blood oranges, I know I don’t need to share the hype with you! You know just how good they are on their own, no recipe needed. Every bite is a wonderful experience of sweet orange with a hint of raspberry. The flesh gets its red color from anthocyanin, an…

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Baked Veggie Chips

I still remember my very first Granny Goose taro chip that I tasted when I resided in Hawaii in the mid 80’s.  I was hooked from the first crunch and oh the horror when I eventually returned to the mainland where sadly taro chips were scarce… Recently it seems that veggie chips have exploded in…

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Sweet and Sour Kale

I can still remember the smell of Rotkraut cooking in my Grandmother’s kitchen. A traditional German dish made with red cabbage, apples, bacon, onions and vinegar – I would even eat it cold the next day! I tried a simple recipe made with kale instead of cabbage, it’s a nice variation and goes well with…

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Roasted Broccoli

Normally broccoli is a last minute guest invited to our table.  It is so versatile and easy to just steam or saute it plus everyone in our family loves it so it’s not a hard sell at all.  It is very good roasted!  Just tried this for the first time myself  recently (yes, I test…

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