Panini at Milk and Honey

Milk and Honey, a lovely little grocery on Baltimore Ave. in West Philly, sells local produce and foods and specialty food items, alongside olives (I’m obsessed with the Sicilian Green), international cheeses and deli meats. The also offer ice cream, pastries, prepared food, and a full breakfast and lunch menu. On a recent sunny Saturday afternoon, I found Clark Park overfull with a flea market, … Continue reading Panini at Milk and Honey

Sprouted Chickpea, Greens and Pesto Salad

One more sprouted chickpea recipe and I swear, I’m done (for awhile). They really did grow on me, though. This is a simple little salad I made with sprouted chickpeas, sliced grape tomatoes, “massaged” turnip greens, and a healthy dollop of pesto. Not only was it delicious, it lived in my bag, unrefrigerated , through a morning conference and a two-hour co-op shift, and was … Continue reading Sprouted Chickpea, Greens and Pesto Salad

Raw Zuchinni “pasta” with raw tomato sauce and cashew cream

A cursory glance around the raw blogs suggest that zucchini pasta is one dish that everyone agrees is delicious! As is my way, I checked out a bunch of different recipes, and then just made up my own, anyway. It looks complicated, but the entire meal took me (honest) 15 minutes. Best case scenario, you can make your own fresh pesto, but if you can’t … Continue reading Raw Zuchinni “pasta” with raw tomato sauce and cashew cream

Sorrel Pesto with whole wheat rotini

I picked up a bunch of fresh sorrel at the Headhouse Farmers Market the other weekend because it intrigued me. I’d never eaten sorrel and had no idea what it tasted like, or what to do with it. A quick perusal of the internet turned up quite a few recipes for sorrel pesto, so I gave it a shot, altering the recipe/s to suit my … Continue reading Sorrel Pesto with whole wheat rotini

Tria – Sipping on the Edge

SeƱor Lanky and I went to the “Sipping on the Edge” event at Tria, a happy hour featuring three Italian wine with tricky names easy to tie your tongue around. Tria is one of my favorite places in Philadelphia, and I’m always excited for a reason to return. We started off with a medium-bodied Cantine Statti Galioppo. From the “snacks” menu we order the truffled … Continue reading Tria – Sipping on the Edge