Greek Orthodox Easter 2018

Our celebration of the risen Christ always involves family, food, music and prayer. The bountiful food is personal because the recipes have been passed down for three generations here in the U.S. I hope that when I cook and serve my grown children their great-grandmother’s handwritten tsoureki recipe they can understand that her substitution of anisette and orange juice for Mahlepi was born of economic necessity and the ingenuity of an immigrant. When we feast on lamb, we remember that Jesus Christ allowed himself to be the ultimate sacrificial lamb. When we crack the eggs dyed red and exclaim “Xristos … Continue reading Greek Orthodox Easter 2018

Sabor a Cabo Rural

From the moment you enter the grounds of Restaurante/Huerta Los Tamarindos to the very last bite you are transported to the hacienda atmosphere of the true Mexico.   From the tacos de cabron to the tamales of sweet potato and pork in banana leaves to the oyster and fish roe shooters.  WHAT A TREAT! Muchas gracias a El Office! Tuna sopes were spectacular.  Not to mention the tacos de res and the tequila tastings. Chef Silva and company have given the Cabo foodie community another reason to celebrate! There were also some homemade empanadas dulces and other posters and pastellitos to … Continue reading Sabor a Cabo Rural