Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah), is used as a whole grain, & has been an ancient food that is cultivated in South American Andes since at least 3,000 B.C. It has been a staple food of the native inhabitants. “The ancient Incas called quinoa the “mother grain” and revered it as sacred. Each year at planting [...]
I love Mediterranean food; any time of the day, any number of days, I can just indulge into the wonderful warm flavors of the food. The best part about Mediterranean cooking is that it combines taste, flavors & the health factor all together.
The heat is still at its peak. Even after a few spell of showers it has not cooled down, & knowing Texas it will not get better soon. We are still on low carb. diet. Breakfast, lunch & snacks are still mostly salads- fruits & vegetables, nuts, beans & grilled [...]
The Spring air smells good. Along with the change of season comes the colorful blooms of the pretty flowers & some fresh vegetables& fruits in the market. The local market got crates of fresh corn & avocado. (I was somehow under the impression that the corns came during fall..) Anyway. we got quite a few of [...]
It’s time for HHDD #26!
First I started reading Meeta’s post with curiosity, then I was in for some surprise, later came the total disbelief when I saw my name was up there along with an excerpt of my email to Meeta. She had sent me a sweet email too, but I [...]