Pimientos de padron….

Pimientos de padron are a little green pepper indigenous to Spain. They’re considered the ‘russian roulette’ of veggies  as about one in ten (or some say one in thirty) are spicy, but the others are mild.  As the saying  goes ‘Os pementos de Padrón, uns pican e outros non.’ This means ‘some are spicy and some are […]

Butternut squash soup with smoked paprika.

My friends keep telling me to blog more…so here goes it. Delicious, easy, scrumptious soup. Ingredients  1 small red onion – chopped 2 cloves of garlic – chopped 2-3 stems of celery – chopped 1 parsnip – chopped 3 -4 sage leaves 1/4 cup red lentils 2 cups roasted butternut squash Chop the vegetables into […]

Soul food, happiness and a quinoa salad for your brain (and booty!)

This morning as I sat in my sunny kitchen I wrote a really long and personal blog post. There were photos and everything! Then as I went to upload, nada. The whole thing had vanished into cyber space and I was left with nothing more than a sigh. Ah well. So this will be the […]