Monday, March 24, 2008

Comfort Food: Childhood

What is comfort food anyways? Certainly we can try to define it as those foods that are simple and inexpensive. Something maybe that mom used to make when we were kids.
For me, the most important aspect of comfort food is the way it makes you feel. You smell it cooking and your mouth waters. The mere thought of that food makes you crave it. It's food that you're going to savour and enjoy, in a world when we rush through our meals on the go.
In asking various people, what they're favorite comfort food is I get the impression that the entire idea of this has been lost somewhere in our lack luster relationship with food these days.

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Yucca Cakes with Wat and Chutney

A nutritious and positively delicious vegan recipe with all the requirements of complimentary proteins filled. An African root cake, wild mushroom-bean stew and a carrot-chili condiment. This is also a celiac safe recipe.

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Nostalgic Moment

While I was writing my posts on world Easter traditions I started to think back to my own childhood. One of my fondest memories was of Pancake Tuesday.

Easter Around the World Continues

A continuation of my previous post on Easter traditions.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Easter Around the World

The holidays are those times of the year that bring people together; family and friends and good food. Easter is a particularly festive food occasion as it's proceeded by Lent, a period of fasting. So, thanks to the inspirational suggestion given to me today I'm going to take you on a tour of some of the worlds tradional Easter Fare. Italy, Greece, Ireland and Poland