Today is Tisha B’av, and, like Jews all over the world, I am fasting. This year’s fast is a hard one — it began last night at 8:32pm, and will end tonight at 9:19pm. We fast by abstaining from food, naturally, but also from drinking. No morning coffee, no sip of water when your mouth … Read more
I have a confession to make. I have been avoiding this blog like the plague because I have been cheating. Cheating on eating the way I should, for myself. You see, for a long time, I thought that I was celiac, despite the negative blood test. But, the more I thought about it, the more … Read more
Okay. So, it’s been pointed out to me that I’ve been neglecting this blog. So, I’m going to write quickly just to let you all know that one of my favourite websites, The Kitchn, is holding a gluten-free week! So, head on over there and check it out. And, as for me, I will write … Read more
It’s December, and even for a nice Jewish girl like me (cue laughter), time can slip away pretty quickly. Between work parties, and friends’ parties, and my own parties, it has been a busy three weeks. A busy three weeks filled with cooking that I haven’t had the time to blog about. I’m sorry. I … Read more
Yes. It’s been not much over three weeks and already I’ve gone AWOL. I have a good excuse, I swear. It involves latkes, and lots of them, and very little sleep. Blog post coming. I promise.
The funny thing about starting a cooking blog is that I really feel the need to use these initial postings to “introduce” myself, as it were. Who I am, my relationship to my food, what I like, etc. So, forgive me if these are a little less food-y and a little more Tema-y. I promise … Read more
So, here we are. You, me, and my kitchen. No gluten here anymore. I guess it’s time for me to grab a mixing bowl and dive in. Headfirst? Stomach first? Well… I owe it to gluten to say a quick farewell. Well, goodbye, gluten. I’ll miss you. Your departure from my life is going to … Read more