Blood Orange Mojito by

Blood Orange Mojito

This Blood Orange Mojito adds some dazzling color and extra flavor to this classic Cuban cocktail.   This week San Diego has been hit with Santa Ana winds. What does this mean to the rest of the world? It means that despite the calendar telling us it is February, despite the temperature hitting close to freezing just a […]

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Celebrate the Winter Solstice with this warm, spiced Pomegranate Mulled Wine by

Pomegranate Mulled Wine for my Shab-e Yalda

Celebrate the Winter Solstice (Shab-e Yalda) with this warm, spiced Pomegranate Mulled Wine. Keep it warm in a crockpot and serve it at your next holiday party. Next week, on the evening of December 22, the northern hemisphere will be experiencing the longest night of the year. With this glass is half full mentality, this […]

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Persian Rosettes | Window Cookies (nan panjareh) by

Persian Rosettes | Window Cookies (nan panjareh)

These Persian Rosettes, nan panjareh (window cookies), are delicate treats. Similar to funnel cakes, they are deep fried and dusted with powdered sugar. Those that know me, know that I am quiet and private person. Although I have strong opinions, my blog is a place for me to express myself creatively, not politically. I am […]

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