• carrot pumpkin soup

Carrot squash soup

I came back to Beirut loaded with a half-dozen squashes from the garden and started offering them away. I was surprised to be met by polite refusals. One man asked me “well, how do you prepare this?” Another looked at it looking puzzled and said “No, thank you, we have plenty of food at […]

By |January 28th, 2016|Gluten-Free, Soup|7 Comments
  • meringue mushrooms

Meringue mushrooms

The single most challenging (infuriating) aspect of life in Lebanon is the internet connectivity. I was unable to post on Christmas day because, well, the internet was down.
Here are some of the reasons I have heard in the last two months, when calling the “technical support” office of the provider.
“The Russians are […]

By |December 26th, 2015|Confectionery, Cookies, Gluten-Free|1 Comment