Tag: Pasta

Spice Trade Chronicles 4-Egypt

Next stop, Africa! First I want to apologize to all you guys who have been following my Chronicles. I’ve been very busy at my other job, which pays the bills, and had to take a little sebatical from my blog. But I’m back, and hope to finish this saga...

Koshari

Koshari is a traditional Egyptian staple, mixing chick peas, pasta, fried onions, and zesty tomato sauce, served on top a bed of rice and brown lentils! This dish is flavor packed and carb heavy! It's a bit time consuming to make as there are many parts, but some can...

Spice Trade Chronicles 3-Italy-The Value of Spices

Spices became the common denominator between nations. If we didn’t support the trade between countries across Asia, into Africa and on to Europe, no telling what the world might be like today! Italy played a huge part in this whole system, as the Romans ruled most of Europe, or...

KitchenAid® Stand Mixer Review

I know everyone has heard of KitchenAid® and you probably have heard of their awesome stand mixers. But have you ever really thought about how wonderful this instrument really is? When I was a little girl, my Mom had a KitchenAid® Stand mixer. I remember her always using it...

Black Pepper-The Most Popular Spice of All

What Is Black Pepper? Black pepper, the most popular spice of all, is the fruit of the plant from the Piperaceae family and is used as both, a spice and medicine.  Its spiciness is due to the chemical piperine, not to be confused with the capsaicin which is the heat element in chili peppers. It is used...
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