A Drink for pleasure and health Continue reading The Purple Mustache
As a boy the only time I remember that we ate rice was with milk and sugar as a dessert. I enjoyed this simple dish, and even thought it exotic. Then rice left my life as an adult except for … Continue reading Do You Want Rice with Your Potatoes?
I lost my job asa cook Continue reading California Cooking
Something I must have Continue reading I’m Not an Addictive Personality
An irritating sound can lead to good things Continue reading Chop,Chop, Whirr, Whirr
We have a lucuma tree in front of our house. That is a great privilege and a problem. I will tell you why later. Before coming to Peru, I had never heard of this tree and the fruit it bears. The fruit is round with a thick skin and is about the size and color of a small green apple. Inside, the meat is a yellowish orange around a good-sized seed. The taste, which is unique and which I didn’t care for at first, is mildly sweet with a grainy texture. More than the taste, it was the texture that … Continue reading The Lucuuma Tree
A sandwich for all time Continue reading The Once a Year Sandwich