Tag Archives: spices

Thailand: Chiang Mai – Waroros Market

One of our adventures in Chiang Mai was a walk through the local market: Waroros Market.  You could buy everything there, from food to clothes to gold!  But we focused on the good stuff – fresh fruits and veggies, sweets, snacks, and flowers!  (As always on the blog, you can click on the photos in […]

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India: Spice Plantations in Goa & Periyar

One very last India post for you — and this is one of my favourite recaps! We were lucky to go to two different spice plantations when we were in South India: one in Goa, and one in Periyar (Kerala).  The pictures in this post are from both spots. We had two lovely guides, both […]

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Ethiopian Berbere Paste

If you’ve got your Niter Kibbeh all ready to go, what you need now is your spice blend. You can buy Berbere already made at Ethiopian groceries, as either a dry spice blend or a paste. Or you can make your own and make your kitchen smell divine. The Niter Kibbeh is a spiced oil, […]

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Figgy Buckwheat Muffins

I had a small holiday tea party for a few of my girlfriends last week, and wanted to make one really special baked treat. After making Kim Boyce’s 100% Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies from her amazing Good to the Grain, I’ve wanted to try every other recipe in the book.  And the one that […]

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