Beet Fennel Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

 One of the most popular ingredients for salads on this blog are golden beets.  They don't bleed as much as red beets.  They have a slightly milder taste than red beets, making them very adaptable to include in many dishes.  Here is yet another...
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Blackberry Muesli

Muesli (sometimes called Bircher) is a breakfast that was developed around 1900 by a Swiss doctor, Maximilian Bircher-Brenner, for his patients.  It is an oats based meal that can include any variety of fruits, nuts and seeds and can be made with either milk or...
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Marble Cake

I am one of those rare women who does not love chocolate.  I like chocolate, but it is not on my top 5 list of favorite foods, in fact not even top 10.  If you give me a choice between a fruit or vanilla based dessert and chocolate 99% of the time, I will...
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Lavender Tea Time…for two

Merry Christmas. OK so it's a day early, but if you're Caribbean or Latin, Christmas Eve is celebrated more than Christmas Day itself. Most family parties occur on Christmas Eve. In fact, I am getting ready to go to one now in a few hours. Midnight Mass is often...
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Spinach Pesto Pizza

For the first time since I started participating in Blogging Marathon in December, I am participating in both weeks this month.  This week is all about bread for me - sandwich bread, dinner rolls and more....but to start out the week, I am presenting a favorite...
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Aland Island Pancake – Alannin Pannukakku

Today is the first day of another Mega Marathon, where a bunch of blogger friends and I blog on selected themes for an entire month. Every week I will be highlighting the foods of a different country, but of course we had to make it even more challenging. The name of...
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African Steamed Mealie Bread – Corn Bread for #BreadBakers

This steamed corn bread is eaten in the Southern African countries like South Africa, Zambia and Botswana. With an almost custard like consistency, it makes a great tea time snack! It's time for #BreadBakers and this month's theme by Sneha is Steamed Breads. Mealie is...
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Picklese

After I made Banane Peze and Sauce Pois a few months ago, I said I would be giving you some more Haitian recipes to represent that half of me that is virtually not represented at all on this blog.  To that end, before I can get to some of the delicious food...
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Manestra – Greek Orzo Stew

Manestra - Greek Orzo Stew is a classic comfort food from the Greek Isles. Just like the Italian islands - Sicily, Sardinia, etc. - the Middle Eastern influence is strong in the cuisine of the islands. Figs, dates, orange blossom water and smoky spices like cumin,...
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Mango Strawberry Lavender Jam

Leftover mango pulp after making Fajetha and Mango Lavender Brownies. Leftover lavender after making the brownies and Upside Down Kumquat Lavender Cake. Hating to throw away food, I needed to create something to use these leftovers before the mango pulp went bad...and...
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