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Strawberry Custard Tart

POSTED ON June 28, 2009

Posted in Dessert

Strawberry Custard Tart

I have a visitor arriving tonight; she’s one of my oldest friends. Our connection began at her kitchen table when I was four years old and she was a mother of three. I used to draw pictures while she cooked and baked for the many children and friends that passed through her home.

Now she’s [...] continue reading ->

Oats and Chia Seeds with Almond Milk

POSTED ON June 24, 2009

Posted in Breakfast, Gluten free

Oats and Chia Seeds with Almond Milk

“What do you eat for breakfast?” It’s a question I have been asked for years, especially by people wanting to incorporate healthier foods into their diet. Since I love breakfast I always have a lot of suggestions.

Soaked oats and chia seeds with almond milk and berries was what I found myself eating through the really [...] continue reading ->

Curried Chickpea Cakes with Cilantro Coconut Chutney

POSTED ON June 20, 2009

Posted in Condiments, Gluten free, Mains

Curried Chickpea Cakes with Cilantro Coconut Chutney

Tonight, I am going over to my friend Susan’s for dinner; it is always a pleasure to share meals, prosecco and conversation on her lovely terrace. Susan Simon is an author of many wonderful cookbooks and a catering extraordinaire. In the 10 years that I have known her she has taught me a lot about [...] continue reading ->

Spring Quinoa with Radishes, Peas and Mint

POSTED ON June 12, 2009

Posted in Gluten free, Grains

Spring Quinoa with Radishes, Peas and Mint

Remember I mentioned soaking quinoa last week? Well since it is in the title of this blog I feel the need to give you the recipe for the way I cook it. As you know I soak it, any where from 6 hours to over night. Soaking allows grains to begin the sprouting process, therefore [...] continue reading ->

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