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Healthy Pumpkin Cake (Gluten-Free)

Healthy Pumpkin Cake (Gluten-free, dairy-free) I borrow a line or two from my literary background and bring it into the kitchen from time to time. One that I found particularly useful the moment it fell on me came from W.B. Yeats (who, I’m sure, was completely unaware of his line’s bizarre culinary future):  “If there is a […]

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Meghli: A Cinnamon/ Anise/ Caraway-Infused Dessert (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

For some reason, I have always associated the smell of cinnamon with autumn (thinking pumpkin pie), but a stronger bond between spice and season arose with the birth of my daughter (who was also born during autumn). However, the association of cinnamon with the scent of October was not because of pumpkin pie, but it was because of Meghli, […]

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Sweet ‘n Salmon Millefeuille

Originally posted on Beyond Zucchini:
A dainty and enticing appetizer (or main, if you wish), this savory millefeuille features a unique combination of sweet and smoky—the sweetness coming from the apricot jam, blending into the light creamy cheese and pairing up with the oak-smoked salmon. The toasted pastry also makes a delightful crunchy start to…

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Culture is Built on a Plate

Originally posted on Beyond Zucchini:
Photography by BeyondZucchini.com ? Culture on a Plate Rome was not built in a day. But it was probably built around an olive. Since the dawn of time, culture started forming around food; in other words, the primary signs of civilization were built on someone’s dinner plate (or lunch, or…

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