So, another new cookbook! It’s called Happy Food by Bettina Campolucci Bordi of Bettina’s Kitchen. This book makes me happy because I am always looking for new ideas for combinations of ingredients that I haven’t thought of yet! And this book delivers. Maybe that is why it is called Happy Food!
When I got The First Mess Cookbook, the first recipe I made was the Bircher Breakfast. It is the author’s recipe for overnight oats. I didn’t know why it was called Bircher and she didn’t explain it, but being curious, I googled it. It turns out there was a guy named Maximilian Bircher-Benner, a pioneering physician and nutritionist, who created muesli, which consisted of apples, lemon juice, nuts, oats, milk and honey.
This post is an ode to the amazing, earthy, spring (and summer!) vegetable: asparagus. Do you love it as much as I do? Do you wait all year for it to arrive in the market? I usually buy a big bunch, and because I am the only one in my house who eats it, I make fun and different lunches for myself. Here are three of my latest ideas. Continue reading “Crepes with Roasted Asparagus (and Other Asparagus Ideas!)”
Need a show stopper for guests? Or just a reason to make caramelized onions? Try this spectacular caramelized onion galette. It is the best of all worlds – onions and crust. It’s really impressive and totally vegan, obvs!
Have you ever done Purple Carrot or any meal delivery? I never have. Until now. A friend set me up with a trial week so I could try it out. I wasn’t sure if I was going to like it, but I did. It was fun to have all of the ingredients ready to go and all I had to do was follow a recipe…