RECIPE: Scripture Cake For Easter

Fun for foodies: Gluttony focuses on the great feasts of history. Photo courtesy Ten Speed Press.   In her new book, GLUTTONY: More IS More” (Red Rock Press), Nan Lyons, known for the wonderful novel and movie, Who is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe, describes some of the most lavish feasts and singular dishes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Australian Liquorice (Licorice!)

Flower-like “shooters” and other specialty shapes. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THE NIBBLE.   Today is National Licorice Day. There is much debate in the U.S. over Red Vines versus Twizzlers, but if you haven’t had English or Australian liquorice, as they spell it, you haven’t had great licorice. The natural flavors and chewy consistency…
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RECIPE: Lobster Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Add lobster to your grilled cheese sandwich. Photo courtesy T-Fal.   April is National Grilled Cheese Month and April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Day. So it’s time to get out the bread and cheese, and turn on the stove. There are many wonderful grilled cheese recipes. But perhaps the most luxurious is lobster grilled…
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BOOK: Brassicas, Cooking The World’s Healthiest Vegetables

Eat your vegetables—make that, eat your Brassicas. Get your copy here (photo courtesy Ten Speed Press).   Frequent readers of THE NIBBLE know of our devotion to cruciferous vegetables, also known as brassicas, from their Latin name in taxonomy*. The cruciferous group includes arugula, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, collard greens, cress, horseradish,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Chocolate Matzoh Crunch (Bark) For Passover

Passover begins on the evening of Monday, April 14th and ends on the evening of Tuesday, April 22nd. During that week, observant Jews refrain from bread and other food made with leavened grain. Matzoh replaces conventional bread. Passover is the story of the exodus of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. The Bible relates that…
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