Tuesday we ate fish sticks and salad for dinner with homemade dressing. Afterward, the children perched over the table as I gathered ingredients to make strawberry crumble. We followed the recipe from the illustrated children’s cookbook Lunch at 10 Pomegranate Street by Felicita Sala. Piper sliced through two boxes worth of local strawberries, and Rowan… Continue reading Strawberry crumble and cinnamon roll dreams.
This evening, feeling rather sentimental, I perused some of our old photographs taken last year. Amidst photos of our daughter grinning a proud, gummy smile as she braced herself against the refrigerator in an effort to stand on her own, were delicious shots of family meals we enjoyed together. I look back at these moments… Continue reading Indulgences
After a trip to the library last week, I took home a novel titled Pomegranate Soup by Marsha Mehran, as well as Nigella Lawson’s Italian inspired cookbook Nigellissima. Pomegranate Soup tells the story of three sisters that fled revolutionary Iran, and found themselves in County Mayo, Ireland. There, they open The Babylon Café in honor of… Continue reading Pomegranate Soup and Torta di mele
Friday night while many reasonable people slept, I crowded the countertops with shredded coconut, rolled oats, chocolate chips, and walnuts for an evening of cookie delight. Daphne Oz includes a rather lengthy chocolate chip cookie recipe in her book Relish, and in a fit of inspiration / madness / hunger I thought to give it… Continue reading In our kitchen at night.