Beet Linguine with Orange-Tarragon Vinaigrette

There are many people who don’t like beets and may wince at the thought of eating the crimson colored vegetable. And, there are those who really love them. Whether you’re an avid beet lover or not, in the spirit of Valentine’s Day I thought I’d share why we should fall in love with beets, an extremely nutritious… Read More

It’s World Vegetarian Day!

The average age of a meat-eater is 63. I am on the verge of 85 and still at work as hard as ever. I have lived quite long enough and am trying to die; but I simply cannot do it. A single beef-steak would finish me; but I cannot bring myself to swallow it. I… Read More

Japchae

I just came back from a lovely weekend in Bethany Beach, Delaware. My sister and her family are vacationing there for the week and we just went up for the weekend. It was so nice to have the opportunity for our little ones, all under the age of five, to play together. The weekend was filled… Read More

Soba Noodles with Tofu in Spicy Garlic Sauce and Avocado

If at any given time of the day you ask my little one what he wants to eat, he will ask for ayocayo (avocado) and mayo (tomato). Avocado was his first taste of solid food and he’s loved the smooth and creamy flesh of avocados ever since that first spoonful. He eats about one avocado a… Read More

Ratatouille Spirals

I love cooking, but what’s even more fun is cooking together with a friend who loves to cook just as much as I do. Last week a friend of mine who is an excellent cook, baker and hostess suggested we prepare a dish together. She shared a lovely recipe for ratatouille spirals and within seconds… Read More

Bastille Day

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité National motto of France July 14th was La Fête Nationale for France.  Also known as Bastille Day, this national holiday celebrates France’s freedom from monarchial rule and coincides with the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a large French jail that was a symbol of the King’s power. Very similar to… Read More