Although I make all my desserts with healthier sweeteners like maple syrup, brown rice syrup, dates and coconut sugar, I do like the challenge of making a treat with just brown rice and yakon syrups. Yakon syrup is a low glycemic sweetener (GI is the rate at which food raises blood sugar) made from a […]
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Posted in Breakfast on Apr 14th, 2014
I made this granola in honor of spring and the strawberries to come. Since it’ll be quite a while until we see the sweet red gems at the green market (on the East coast), I decided to make a granola using dried strawberries. I had forgotten how totally delicious dried strawberries are until recently, […]
There is the sweetest little bakery in Williamsburg (Brooklyn) called Bakeri, which I’m sure many of you know. It’s the kind of place that I once fantasized about opening when I lived in London. Coincidentally, the mural on Bakeri’s wall depicting a nymph-like woman holding a tray of cakes is almost identical to what we […]
For some time now I have wanted to cook and post a recipe from Aran Goyoaga’s lovely cookbook, Small Plates and Sweet Treats: My family’s journey to gluten-free cooking. When I spotted this cake in the winter section of “sweat treats,” I thought it sounded delicious; if some of you are still looking for the perfect […]
I wanted to share one of the recipes I created for Whole Living’s July/August issue. For those of you who are not on my newsletter list, I developed 8 summer recipes focusing on cooling foods from an Ayurvedic perspective. You can now see all the recipes at wholeliving.com. There’s a little info on Ayurveda at […]
This was the last dessert that I baked in my old oven. Since then my kitchen has been undergoing a major renovation and is still not finished. I have greatly missed posting recipes and sharing thoughts on the food that inspires me. I think the most striking thing I have learned in this period of […]