Bilbo’s Seed Cakes

“Come along in, and have some tea!” he managed to say after taking a deep breath. ‘A little beer would suit me better, if it is all the same to you, my good sir,” said Balin with the white beard. “But I don’t mind some cake – seed-cake, if you have any.” “Lots!” Bilbo found himself…

Life, Love and Lemons

Hello, Friends! I have decided after some deliberation to move my cooking blog to a different site and to keep this space for other topics. This week, I officially launced Life, Love and Lemons.  If you are interested in my recipes, please go and check it out, and if you would like to receive my…

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Creamy Avocado Sauce

Tacos have historically been considered a kind of  street food, that came out of the taquerías in working class Mexican neighborhoods.  Having come to the US in early in the 20th century, the taco has recently burst onto the scene in even the poshest of restaurants and have even inspired a whole slew of memes…