Posts under ‘Food’

My Roman Risotto Recipe

I had some risotto on the Titignano Trip at the end of Temple Rome’s orientation week. That day was planned by Temple Rome as an introduction to Italian cuisine. It was delicious. I remembered that I used to have a pressure cooker recipe for Risotto, but it never tasted like this. But alas, I certainly […]

A Month Remains

The days left on our Rome calendar are getting fewer and the weather seems to get warmer every day that passes. The flower petals have fallen from the trees in the recent rains and the rush toward final projects and exams seems to be accelerating. We had a very relaxing couple of days over the […]

The Butter Cake Connection

Butter Cake. A very thin cakey layer topped with an ooze of sugary butter goodness. In Northeast Philadelphia, everyone has their favorites. Rillings Bakery on Southampton Road, The Danish Bakery in Fox Chase, Holmesburg Bakery on Frankford Ave and even as far away as Croydon in Lower Bucks at Fritz’s Sticky Buns, where the buttery […]

Masala Chai Syrup

I had a yen for some Chai the other day, but with the heat, I would prefer iced. Iced is easier to make with a syrup or concentrate. Tazo makes a nice concentrate, but it’s a little pricey and I already had all the ingredients. I also had this crazy idea to making some really […]

The quest for Butter Cake

Since I’ve been sick the last week and told not to be on a diet, I think today will be a butter cake day. Butter cake is one of those things I grew up with. It wasn’t until I was living in Florida for a couple of years that I realized it’s one of those […]

A Weekend of Accomplishments

Yesterday it was time to finally tackle the paperwork mountain that builds up for Jack’s medical bills. This involves comparing EOBs from the insurance company, checking dates on bills to make sure the insurance has gone through, etc. Five and half hours later I was done. Then dinner out with friend/family. A wonderful time. I […]