reading and thinking about food

Month: March 2012

Did You Know You Can Get High With Nutmeg? [Spices]

Did You Know You Can Get High With Nutmeg? [Spices]

Wow, plain old nutmeg. Who knew? I use it a lot when making cakes or falafel. Apparently, in its freshly ground form, nutmeg contains myristicin, a psychoactive substance that can cause hallucinations and memory lost. Quoting from Wikipedia: In low doses, nutmeg produces no noticeable […]

Tingly Lemon Tart from Sweet Paul

Have you ever tasted a new dish and discovered your absolutely loved a combination of things that you would have never thought of puttingĀ togetherĀ in the same pot before? It happened to me with coconut and sweet potato, with bacon and chocolate and strawberry marmalade with […]

Light and Healthy 20 Minutes No Bake Cheesecake

healthy cheesecake recipe

The Official Flag of the Holy Republic of Saturday, this is what this super quick cheesecake should be called. This is a quick to make, delicious and healthy desert. No baking required. (more…)