Boiling Ravioli

February, 2021. Boiling ravioli — ricotta, finely minced chicken fried to the edge of crispy, lemon rind, lemon juice, fresh rosemary, fresh thyme, grated parmesan, lots of nutmeg, a hint of cayenne, and salt to taste.

Salt Rising Bread Recipes and Instructions

Jenny Bardwell, Guest Speaker Bread History Seminar #20 February 18, 2021 9am Pacific: 6pm Belgium: 9:30pm Bangalore SALT RISING BREAD (made with potatoes + cornmeal or garbanzo) Yield: 2 loaves  STARTER:   Slice 2-3 potatoes (with the peel) into a quart mason jar. Add 1 tablespoon of cornmeal, 1 tablespoon of garbanzo flour (optional), and…

Bread Fanny Pack

Besides being pretty certain this detail is from a painting in Madrid, I have no idea what painting it is. If any of you recognize it, please make a note in the comments! Thank you! This detail caught my eye today because I love the woman with the child in tow freeing up her hands…

Dry Stone Wall

Dry Stone Wall. Lake District, England. The English Lake District is a wonderland of many things, but I have to say, I have long been in love with the walls. They are made of stacked stones. This particular wall, with its horizontal pieces, is an unusual one. It would make an interesting pattern if transferred…

Bulgaria. 2004.

Mountains. I was dropped off in a Roma village with this family, the first family we came to in the village. I wanted to collect mushrooms, and this village had a mushroom collecting connection. I entered the Roma community with Bulgarian friends and the mushroom book by my friend, David Arora, All the Rain Promises…

Babu Stories: The Thief’s Hand

Babu, whose given name is Donald Zakao, is a storyteller living in Wamba, Kenya. Babu means “grandfather.” Donald has been called “Babu” since he was four years old. A gifted story teller, “The Thief’s Hand,” is a good example of his craft. You will find several other of his stories at my YouTube channel. These…