Monthly Archives: May 2011

“Maria’s Rice” – Arroz Con Plantanos

Throughout my travels and my culinary explorations, I have discovered that many of my favorite recipes are those that have been passed down through generations. Similar to the recipe for Tapado, which our friend Jose learned from his mother, Arroz … Continue reading

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Tapado – Fish Stew from Guatemala

A few months ago I had the pleasure of traveling to Livingston, Guatemala. Situated on the Caribbean coast, Livingston is a laid-back little place that seems to be worlds apart from the rest of Guatemala. It has a large Garafuna … Continue reading

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“B’tayavon” – Passover 2011

Ah, Passover 2011. One for the history books…  This year we had 47 people gathered together to celebrate this special holiday. Friends and family from all over the country converged at a family home in Northern California. Guests ranged from … Continue reading

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It’s a Vegetable…It’s a Side Dish…It’s Pepperonata!

This was the first post I had in my “coming out” as a blogger…and it’s still one of my favorites. The pictures here were professional quality, several notches or miles above my point and shoot camera. The recipe reminds me … Continue reading

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