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Garlic: An Edible Biography "T minus 11"

Heston Blumenthal (photo above), the chef of The Fat Duck in Bray, Berkshire, UK, is known for his molecular gastronomy. He also pioneered flavor pairing of complimentary but unique ingredients. 460 more words


Garlic: An Edible Biography "T minus 12"

The above picture is from a greeting card I picked up in London. (The card can be personalized which is why it says “Name,” but you get the gist.) … 259 more words


Betel leaf syrup / Vethalai kashayam for kids

Today it is betel leaf kashyam for kids cough and conjestion. We regularly use this kashayam and this was given by my ammama. Betel leaf has essential oils that has rich antiseptic properties and when combined with garlic it fights cold and flu more effectively. 113 more words

Blogging Marathon

Sunrise Pasta

News news! I got a new-to-me cookbook from the used bookstore I work at. It’s called “The Garden of Earthly Delights Cookbook: Gourmet Vegetarian Cooking” by Shea MacKenzie. 542 more words



I have finished all the garlic except the 212 Kostyn’s Red Russian. That will take about 2 hours to do and then I’m ready to weigh, package, and deliver. 136 more words


Happy Birthday Virgo(s)

Marco Polo, Agatha Christie, Tommy Lee Jones, and Prince Harry. Today offered an embarrassment of birthdays but I’m going to go with Sophie Dahl, the beautiful former model who is now an actress, author, and chef. 273 more words

Herb-and-Mushroom Rice Casserole

I found this recipe in the “Vegetarian Times Cookbook” by Lucy Moll. It’s always good to peruse an old favorite and that’s what’s been happening the last month or so. 295 more words