Recipes: Hungarian Crepes

I love pancakes. I especially love the variety known as crepes – and crepes are even better when cooked Hungarian style as palacsinta. Ingredients 3 large eggs 1 cup milk 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour pinch of salt 1 cup carbonated water Melted butter for cooking crepes Optional: 1 tablespoon sugar for sweeter dessert palacsintaContinue reading “Recipes: Hungarian Crepes”

Garden: Herbs – Chives

“Allium schoenoprasum in NH 01” by Captain-tucker – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons. When to Use: Chives are best used fresh in recipes. Dried Chives may also be used will have a weaker flavour and less pleasing texture. Best Compliments: eggs, fish, potatoes, salads, shellfish, sole, soups Chives are normally snippedContinue reading “Garden: Herbs – Chives”

Garden: Herbs – Basil

When to Use: Basil is best used fresh in recipes. Dried Basil may be used but it does have a weaker flavour. Best Compliments: cheese, chicken, duck, eggplant, eggs, fish, lamb, liver, olive oil, onions, pasta, pesto, pizza, pork, potatoes, rabbit, salads, shellfish, soups, sweet peppers, tomatoes, veal, vegetables, vinegars, zucchini, tomato sauce In general,Continue reading “Garden: Herbs – Basil”

Photo: Fullness of Spring

Early June arrives in splendor fully dressed for whatever her pleasure June reminds me of when I was in love and June reminds me that love no longer find me attractive I too am a flower brilliant in my time now long past my prime I fade and hope I have left a memory inContinue reading “Photo: Fullness of Spring”