In our previous cooking class, Grains and Beans, one of the beans we explored was lentils. I absolutely LOVE lentils, and for this class we specifically used French Lentils. I find them so beautiful with their blue, green, and brown earthy, life giving, vibrant colors. I typically ask questions like “What’s so great about lentils? […]
I have been enjoying some local fruits from my friends’ backyard gardens, specifically lilikoi and mountain apples. These are such refreshing treats.
I have been really blessed lately with such a beautiful life, so I wanted to pause and acknowledge this. To my friends, customers, and teachers in life, I just wanted to express a big thank you for being a wonderful part of my life. In the past 9 months in particular, many of you have […]
Sooooo many people have asked me to make gluten-free goodies, and I have honestly just resisted. Wheat is just so yummy and makes such delectable desserts. Well, I’m operating outside my comfort zone now, just experimenting, and so far the results are not bad! Possibly even truly delicious. Behold the Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, and […]
Sunday’s cooking class is all about soups! This heirloom bean mix will be used in one of our soups that I’ll demonstrate, seasoned simply with sea salt, veggies, diced tomatoes, and some herbs.
I’m recipe testing for future classes, and I put together a vegan lasagna that looks like it turned out pretty good.
photos by Paul Herchig
I’ve dabbled in composting before, but I was told that I wasn’t doing it quite right. I had a spinning composter, but worms don’t like to get tossed around. When I changed living arrangements, I sold my spinning composter and took a hiatus from the whole endeavor. Throwing vegetable scraps away just didn’t feel right, […]
On September 23rd and 24th, I attended the Hawaii State Agriculture Conference at the beautiful Ko’Olina Resort. For two days, I thoroughly enjoyed and took in as much of the information as possible, and here is my interpretation and summary of the issues for you: We as a nation and world are in completely uncharted […]
Thanks again to Ruth for sharing her photos from the afternoon cooking class! I had some help rolling everything up for everyone so that we could move on to the next recipe. Looking forward to next week’s class, Lunch: Gourmet Bento Box Items