With all this rich food during the holidays, I find myself craving fresh, crunchy, healthy fare….something with more raw nutrition and less butter and sugar. I love a big salad for dinner; one chock-full of tasty morsels such as toasted nuts, cheese and lots of colourful vegetables. Sometimes more is more. Add some nice [...]
Posts from ‘December, 2007’
Hand beaded crystal snowflake by Karin Paul.
Wishing you and yours a delicious holiday and a happy, healthy New Year.
xoxo Diane @ global peasant.
“Cooks, I had learned, came to cooking not to fulfill a desire, but rather, by chance, to fulfill something already in their nature.”
Micheal Rhulman – The Making of a Chef
Ever wonder what it would be like to attend culinary school full time? I’d never given it much thought, until one day last August when [...]
When most of us are happy to sleep in at least until 7:00 am, Sandrita has already been awake and industrious for hours. Simply put, she loves to bake. Originally from Toronto and now living in Sayulita with her Mexican boyfriend, she found herself craving foods from home. Opening a bakery at the beginning of [...]
Pollos Asada (grilled chicken) is one of those meals that will forever remain one of my all time favourite food memories. From what I can tell, this item is usually served only on Domingo (Sunday), which is also known in Mexico as family day. Ten years ago, my dad and I took a bus trip [...]
I met the dinner goddess by chance, while drinking my morning coffee. I’d already seen her striking turquoise and red business card around town and loved the name. I was delighted to talk to Lila Shaw Lash, to learn about what made this Texan transplant tick in San Miguel de Allende. It didn’t take long [...]
Sorry….got a little side tracked there. Where was I? Oh yeah. Relaying some details about my recent Mexico trip….
Another activity I chose to do during my stay in San Miguel de Allende was to attend a cooking class. Sazon is a beautiful facility, offering all kinds of classes taught by a wide array [...]
The next stop on my Mexico trip was San Miguel de Allende. This scenic interior town can be reached from Puerto Vallarta by bus; about a 12 hour ride north east via Guadalahara (I opted for the the ‘overnight’ time slot, so as not to lose a precious vacation day to travel time). I’ve enjoyed [...]