Archive of May2009

A DB challenge results in a clash of cultures and constraints

Chickpea Strudel

Another week of home-run recipes from Terry Hope Romero

This week my team of recipe tasters enjoyed:Potato Chickpea Enchiladas with a tomatillo salsa and pine nut cream. This was a personal favourite for sure. It was a little more time-consuming then the other recipes I have tested but the result was well-worth the effort. I was especially impressed with the fresh-spicy flavour of the […]

More tasty testers for Terry’s Vegan Latina

This week, my team of trusted recipe tasters and I delved into three more of Terry’s delicious Latin recipes. You will notice in this picture a side dish of Swiss Chard and raisins. The recipe takes less than 10 minutes to pull together but offers a unique new way to enjoy your greens! We enjoyed […]

Presenting the first ever Daring Cooks Challenge: Gnocchi!

Raw Gnocchi

Ahh Coffee… and fiddleheads

After 28 days without caffeine I wanted my first cup of coffee to be special. So I took a picture to commemorate the moment. It was a lovely warm cup of Joe on a cool spring morning. The flavour was less intense then I expected and I didn’t experience any noticeable impact on my energy […]

More Vegan Latina testing for Terry

This week the testing recipes I selected from Vegan Latina (due out in 2010) utilized Terry’s steamed seitan technique for “white seitan” which is a replacement for chicken in traditional latin recipes. I started with vital wheat gluten and a great range of spices. I did some kneading. Cut the seitan into loaves. Packaged the […]

Happy Day to all the Moms, especially mine.

When I woke up this morning, I wanted my Mom. This is partly due to the fact that I have a throat infection and a cold but also because it’s Mother’s Day. Those of you who know me personally, already know that I have the most amazing mother in the whole world. She’s actually been […]