Malaysian Chicken Curry

In my continuing fascination with clay pot cooking, I created a curry from a variety of Malaysian spices and herbs and slow cooked them with chicken for a day. I ground quite a lot of spices into a paste in my granite mortar and pestle — my newest favorite kitchen tool — and added in […]

The Art of Loafing: A Sourdough Tale

One of my other new fascinations is bread making. I received a sourdough culture from my dear friend and have been playing with the art for the first time. And it is an art, I assure you. In previous years, I’ve not had the best luck with yeast breads, so this is a leap of […]

Sourdough Starter Project

I have a few friends who have successfully worked with this Sourdough recipe. I, inspired by them and the thought of delicious bread, delved wholeheartedly into this science experiment.

I have followed the directions, picked a lovely wide-mouth glass jar with a metal latch and a rubber seal, I have my […]