Pasta Trials Continued – Asian

Historically as far back as we can find the first record of “nudel” in modern day China as far back as 2000 BCE. Taking this long traditional noodle based in rice flour, transitional to the Italians through the Arabian Peninsula pasta has a simple base of flour and eggs making a staple to last centuries….

Its all about the DOUGH!

When it comes to bread and the never ending way to expand on its flavors we have taken the same steps similar to pasta.  The beauty of dough and working it from scratch its that you have different times in the process to add flavor to it. For bread you have different steps to change…

Ice Cubes + Fresh ingredients = Great starters

  The joy of cooking with fresh ingredients when it becomes part of your routine is the combinations you can pull off at any given moment.  What started with making homemade baby food ended up a new way to store food for future cooking and uses. Though we are not always using “fresh, never frozen”…

The Pasta Trials

The Pasta trials have begun and we are trying to push the envelope to how we build, dry and cook fresh pasta.  The beauty of such a simplistic item as fresh pasta is that you can be as creative as your imagination will take you as long as you keep with a consistent texture that…

Potato Soup – A Kitchen Memory

Something as simple as potato soup can bring back great memories of family or history (depending on who we each are).  That is one of our favorite connections to the kitchen is the ability to inspire thought, conversation and fulfill us. From the ones we create, to the ones we remember a simple recipe can conjure…