I'm obsessed with persimmons

Lately, I have been obsessed with sweet, orange and round objects. What are they, you ask? They are called persimmons!!!My latest creation is a Persimmon, Brie & Arugula Panini. You don't really need a recipe for this because it's just so simple!...more

Persimmon Honey Ginger Tart

Persimmon’s are a delightful treat during the winter season. The Fuyu Japanese varietal of persimmon looks like a pumpkin shaped orange tomato, however the flavor is very sweet and slightly tangy with a crunchy to soft texture depending on how long you allow the fruit to ripen. Persimmons can be eaten raw and when they are ripe they are perfect for a persimmon honey ginger tart filled with custard!...more

Steamed Persimmon Sherry Cake for The Holidays

In “oven-less” places like rural parts of Kenya or the Sahara Desert in North Africa, baking cakes with ch...more

Your Body Will Thank You: Healthy Veggies Between Holiday Meals

Thank you, Thanksgiving, for kicking off the holiday eating extravaganza that is before us all. Even if you’re not in the U.S. and don’t celebrate this particular holiday, between winter festivals (religious and non-religious) celebrated around the world, there’s some serious eating about to happen between now and January....more

Lisa, those root veggies are so great in the winter -- a terrific source of nutrients, and ...more