Galangal? Kaffir Lime? Coconut Milk? What do all of these exotic sounding ingredients have in common? If you know, then I'm guessing that you and I have something in common, namely a love of Thai food. Yum! I'm getting hungry just thinking about it...
It's a well-known fact that spring turns many people's thoughts to growing their own real, organic, healthy foods. In my case, it turns my thoughts to the local farmer's markets and buying the real, organic, and healthy fruits of someone else's labor.
But what is real food? What qualifies as organic? What makes them better than what's available on the grocery store shelves?
I don’t really know if there is a support group for foodaholics, but I don’t think I’d join one even if such a thing existed. I’m a foodie, and I admit my addiction. If the first step in conquering your addiction is admitting you have a problem, I guess I’m not there yet.
If you are a regular reader of the Riverside Branch’s blog, you may realize that I am the foodaholic. I check out almost every new cookbook that MCPL purchases. I’ve also recommended a few of my favorites in a previous blog. Did you have a chance to read them? Which recipes did you make?
We have all heard the Christmas song, “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” In several verses, you sing about figgy pudding. So, what is figgy pudding? It is a thick, heavy, cake-like Christmas, dessert popular in 19th century England.