Nothing beats a fresh tangy lemon tart with raspberries on a warm late Spring day! Okay, a handcrafted ice cream cone might also be in the running.
But that sweet and sour pair of lemon and raspberries gets me every time, whatever form it takes.
When I was living in Australia, I realized that lemon tarts are a thing. Maybe it's just me, but I don't really see them in the states. In Oz, you can find a lemon tart in almost any cafe, to be delightfully paired with a fresh cuppa, tea Read more [...]
I realize Spring is flying by and I have yet to share the Spring edition of my Great Gluten Free Grain Series... (Psst...if you happened to miss it, Winter brought a beautiful Brussels Sprout Wild Rice Salad and Maple Sage Quinoa.)
Have you been indulging in as much local organic asparagus, artichokes, spring peas, rhubarb and strawberries as I have?!
From having endless local seasonal produce come through the kitchen at the restaurant, to personal visits to the weekend Farmer's markets, I Read more [...]
As Winter makes its exit, Spring is nearing, which brings a fresh new season of vibrant greens, including some of my all-time favorites, Spinach and Artichokes! And while they're in no way related to the artichoke, or Jerusalem for that matter, we are nearing the end of the Jerusalem Artichoke (also known as sunchokes) season.
This delicious root vegetable is rarely used, and definitely under-appreciated. Jerusalem artichokes support gut health, and are a great source of potassium Read more [...]
Here's another Winter installment for the Great Gluten Free Grains Series. Although, with the latest California weather, it feels much more like Spring. Before we know it, those hearty root veggies will be making their exit to pave the way for fresh Spring greens, like asparagus, artichokes and peas, and vibrant fruits like apricots, and my personal favorite, rhubarb!
Not only is seasonal eating more cost effective and better for your community and the environment, it also helps support Read more [...]
In case you missed the February newsletter, we are celebrating chocolate here at Kitchen Faerie Headquarters this month!
These salted chocolate chip tahini cookies are the perfect way to dive into a new love affair. Focus on cultivating a healthy relationship with this superfood, and hone in on how chocolate can best support your wellness and vitality.
Chocolate naturally releases serotonin, endorphins, and phenylethlyamine (known to some as the 'love-drug'), and stimulates dopamine Read more [...]