Author Archives: Kirsten
Hello dear readers, I tried using wordpress but I missed blogger. So back I go to my old address. If you wish to continue reading, you can find me at From Kirsten’s Kitchen to Yours. Happy trails!
Castilian Almond Soup (from The Taste of Spain Cookbook) 1/2 lb almonds (maracona if possible) 1 clove garlic, whole 1 tablespoon parsley, minced 8 slices multigrain bread, stale 1/2 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon cumin, ground 1/2 teaspoon saffron 2 … Continue reading
I lived in Washington, D.C. for six years, three of which were in Mount Pleasant, a small neighborhood home to many of the Central American political refugees who arrived in the nation’s Capitol in the early 1980s. True of many … Continue reading
I have met people who will not eat Mexican food because they claim it’s too messy. While that sounds like a silly reason for refusing a whole cuisine, I have to agree that tostadas certainly are a case in point: … Continue reading
What do you make when hunger hits you over the head and you are too lazy to go any further than your pantry? For me pasta is almost always the answer. For this quick pantry dish I fished out some … Continue reading
Have you ever made a dish that you haven’t made in ages but you remember as the most amazing food ever, only to find that time has not been kind and that your memories are much rosier than reality? Not … Continue reading