Archive for April, 2012

Dark and Stormy Cocktail

Dark & Stormy

The forecast tonight calls for a Dark and Stormy cocktail – a beautifully layered drink with the sharp bite of Ginger Beer, tempered with a moody wash of tropical Dark Rum.  As the unofficial drink of Bermuda, this cocktail’s name is actually trademarked by Gosling’s and must be made with Gosling’s Black Seal Rum to […]

Pea and Mint Soup

Pea Soup w/ Mint

This soup is so green, it even tastes green.  Fresh or frozen peas blended with aromatic mint leaves are the culprits.  The batch I made for this photo was based on Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution recipe, but I doubled the carrots, tripled the garlic, added maybe a few hundred extra peas, and used chicken stock […]

Tea Marbled Eggs

Tea Marbled Eggs

Tea Marbled Eggs, or Tea Eggs, are a popular Chinese tradition.  They are very easy to make and are a unique addition to your Easter table.  We first saw these while browsing through a book about Tea, and couldn’t wait to try it ourselves.  A basic recipe is below, but other flavorings can be added. […]