TIP OF THE DAY: International Sauces On Everyday Favorites ~ Part 2 Of 3

[5] Nuoc cham is the national condiment of Vietnam. Here’s the recipe from Gastronomy Blog (photo © Gastronomy Blog). [6] Peri-peri sauce is the national condiment of Peru. Here’s a recipe (photo © Flavor And The Menu). [7a] Romesco may be the most famous sauce in Spain (photo © Chef Aida Mollenkamp). [7b] Muhammara, a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: International Sauces On Everyday Favorites ~ Part 1 Of 3

[1] Chermoula, from North Africa, is spiced with cumin (photo © Off The Meat Hook). [2] You can serve this papaya sauce with a dessert, or spice it up to serve with fish, and meats. Here’s the recipe from A Spoonful Of Yum (photo © A Spoonful Of Yum). [3] Makhani is a gravy/curry flavored…
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FOOD FUN: Valentine Tacos

If you can find Ortega’s Red Bell Pepper Taco Shells*, you can make Valentine Tacos (photo #1). Or, arrange conventional tacos in a heart shape (photo #2). In either case, top Valentine tortillas with your favorite red garnishes, such as: Bell pepper Onion Radish Tomato   Top fish tacos with rosy pink imitation crab leg…
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RECIPE: A Dish For Lunar New Year

January 25th, 2020 begins the Lunar New Year (a.k.a. Chinese New Year, but it’s celebrated in many other Asian countries). It lasts for 15 days. We were chatting the other day that it’s the Year Of The Rat, an animal which does not evoke pleasant thoughts. So we looked it up. It turns out that…
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RECIPE: Greek Yogurt Dip & Sauce

We’ve given up trying to lose weight as a New Year’s resolution, so more than a decade ago, we decided we’d give up a different less-good-for-you food every year. These included fried foods, drinks with sugar, pizza and whole milk. Instead of every day or every week, we have them four times a year or…
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