Tag: Summer

Simple Chocolate Pudding – For Grown-Ups

Simple Chocolate Pudding – For Grown-Ups

one of the first dishes my brother and i learned to make all on our own was this wonderful, very simple, home made chocolate pudding. we used to have to stand on stools to be able to peek into the pots. i don’t recall where the recipe for this originally came from, but i assume...

Pineapple & Cucumber Gazpacho

Pineapple & Cucumber Gazpacho

on hot days, what’s really better than a refreshing, vegetable based meal? slightly chilled and light. or if it can’t be a popsicle (because we probably shouldn’t be eating ice cream all day long, sighs), make it a chilled soup, instead! without a doubt, i am a big fan of chilled soups… so far, i’ve...

Simple Apricot Sheet Cake

Simple Apricot Sheet Cake

this cake is linked to so many wonderful childhood memories… my “aunt” tante used to make it for me, because i loved it so. the fruity, juicy apricots are probably not in season just yet – but in case of an imminent craving, frozen fruit works just as well. bout of nostalgia guaranteed!

Flavorful, Buttered Corn On The Cob

Flavorful, Buttered Corn On The Cob

we were in london this past weekend, for an extensive tour of great food in buzzing, eclectic spaces and a couple (okay, a douzen of couple) of beers in various oldschool-shabby to fancy-stylish pubs. london, my food mecca. at one point, we ordered vino to go with our 10 starters (for 4 people): white wine....