Pumpkin Spice Pastries

In Pies and Pastry, Vegetables on November 27, 2009 at 5:32 pm

The air is brisk. Pumpkins start to arrive on grocery shelves and in market stalls. I pull tweed and sweaters from storage, at last. Everything is to love about fall. It’s dismal and rainy, yes – and the hours of sunshine through chilled air are few at best. But maybe it’s the student in me that sees autumn as a fresh slate, purging summer heat to make way for snow and new memories … [read more]

From anthimeria


Filipino Pork BBQ (Barbikyu)

In Meat on November 26, 2009 at 2:12 pm

Crunchy on the outside. Caramelized. Sweet, sour, and salty at the same time. That’s Filipino Barbikyu.

Heaven on a stick.

So you say, “Where are the skewers?”

Well, they’re here … [read more]

From Big, Bold Beautiful Food

Hot and Cold Pasta Salad

In Pasta, Salads on November 23, 2009 at 7:04 pm

I love the American system of determining one’s age. You are allowed to stick to your previous age until you hit your birthday, and you don’t turn one until you live outside of your mother’s womb for a whole year.

Now, compare it to Korean age reckoning … [read more]

From Burp and Slurp