The Recipes

St. Valentine might have loved tacos.

According to Wikipedia, Pope Gelasius I* established the feast of St. Valentine on February 14 in the year 496. He listed St. Valentine amongst those saints “… whose names are justly reverenced among men, but whose acts are known only to God.” In other words, they didn’t know a thing about […]

How would you like your change?

For some families politics is a Thanksgiving dinner conversation third rail. For others it’s religion or money. In mine, it’s change. Some families thrive on it, craving a constant new. Mine, however feel change is best conducted at geologic rate. We are particularly fond of tradition – and with good reason. My Mom […]

Georgian Persian Fusion Cauliflower Soup

Georgian Persian Fusion Cauliflower Soup Serves 6 – 8 I developed this recipe for a cooking demo at Washington, DC’s Bazaar Spices combining Persian and Georgian spices. Dry Adjika is Georgia’s answer to Garam Masala. Warm and fragrant with fennel, red pepper and blue fenugreek. Dried black limes are brined and sun-dried […]