Cookbooks for you and everyone you know

My cookbook collection is formidable. After a decade long moratorium on purchasing new cookbooks I have fallen off the wagon in the most spectacular fashion. I’ve been hosting a cookbook club for the last year and half, so my cooking has gotten a major infusion of inspiration. We are all going to be stuck inside…

An Excellent Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

In October, I baked gluten-free pies for my husband’s second cousin’s beautiful wedding in Tennessee.  Being so specific makes it sound like the bride is a very distant relative.  She’s not.  Chris’ family is close and connected and I love them. The Bride let me choose one flavor (I made Pear Sambuca Pie) and she…

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup/ Farmshare Cooking weeks 8 and 9

FARMSHARE COOKING WEEK 8 Lettuce, Beets and Cucumbers-  Made into Salads Starring Beets Broccoli-  Made into Curried Broccoli Soup with Cashew Cream Eggplant- Broiled with Miso Honey Sauce Plums- Made into Plum Chutney for Spicy Chickpea Pancakes Blueberries-  Eaten on top of gluten-free whole grain cereal for breakfasts Peaches-  Eaten with Gluten-Free Coconut Pancakes and…

Maui Foods That I WIll Miss

This winter, my mother retired and after 31 years of living on Maui, moved back to Canada.  Over Christmas and New Year’s I went to home to help her pack up her house, touch all of my favourite rocks and trees and bodies of water and eat my childhood foods one last time. If you…

Little Almond Cakes with Fresh Raspberries (Gluten-Free)

Hmmmm.  It is really not baking weather anymore here in NYC, but maybe this recipe will be just the thing for someone who lives far, far away from here. Clafoutis and Financiers are pretty much my two favourite kinds of cake.  Clafouti is a rich and not too sweet baked fruit custard.   Financiers are…