Monthly April, 2012
Those of you who buy and use cookbooks may already have suspected this, but we cookbook authors are an odd lot. Our passion for food leads us away from the sociable table and the friendly farmers market to the confinement of the testing kitchen and the computer room, where we slave for hours on end,
I have been buying fresh turmeric lately, and keeping my fingers crossed, hoping that it will keep appearing on my local grocer’s shelf. I used to drive across town to pick it up at the Indian grocery, but I don’t want to write about things that are too hard to find, because I know it
If you read last week’s post, you got a peek at my fabulous macrobiotic meal at a restaurant named Mana. We shared two kinds of steamed dumplings, one filled with a mash of lightly curried sweet potatoes, the other stuffed with greens and vegetables. This was not my first dumpling experience in the Big City.
When I started learning about vegetarianism, way back in the 70’s and 80’s, the word on everyone’s lips was “macrobiotics.” While American vegetarians were eating mac and cheese and pizza, followers of Macrobiotics were into something else. If you are not familiar, Macro is a way of eating that is all about balancing the energy