Lamb Roti Roti is a wonderful unleavened bread served hot from the griddle. Along with its variations, such as phulka and chapatti, it is a staple in many parts of the world, especially the Caribbean, India and the Middle East. There are myriad fillings. One of my favorites, a popular Indian dish of lamb […]
As the song goes, “I’m as corny as Kansas in August… .” And I proudly admit it. The end of the summer most assuredly sets my mind on certain culinary treats – and fresh corn is definitely one of them. Oh, there are bushels of it available throughout the summer, to be sure. However, […]
OK, so the holidays are over. For me and my family, it was most definitely an eating marathon. I’m sure it was for you as well. Don’t know about you, but this time of year always puts me in a sort of quandary. I’m looking for ways to lighten my meals, and possibly take off […]
Check out the Launch of our new online magazine- Heat Magazine Heat-magazine.com A magazine dedicated to the spice of life. Spicy food that is. Each week you will be delighted with stunning photography and recipes. Check it out. I like things hot and spicy. Even when it comes to my cocktails. There’s something about icy […]
Growing up in an Italian-American family, Thanksgiving wasn’t always about sweet potatoes and green bean casserole for me. It usually began with various antipasti, followed by rich lasagna, and then somewhere along the line we visited the turkey. Almost an afterthought.
As a self pronounced foodie, I just can’t help being drawn to the diversity of the cuisine of New Orleans and its surrounding parishes. My Sicilian ancestry taught me how the blending of cultures in a particular region can produce some interesting tastes. Louisiana is a stunning example of this phenomenon. With a smattering […]