Green Tea for Enjoyment and Health

For a really long time, definitely exceeding one thousand years, the lots of people in Asia have actually been drinking green tea for pleasure and health. Scientific research has...

Why Green Tea is Good For You

According to “Tea and health: studies in humans“, green tea is a type of tea that is made from Camellia sinensis leaves and buds that have not undergone the...

What is Chamomile Tea Good For?

Chamomile is a herb that comes from the daisy-like flowers of the Asteraceae plant family. It has been consumed for centuries as a natural remedy for several health conditions....

Rainbow Spectrum Cupcakes

Why is it that rainbows make us happy?We could go scientific and speak about the wonder of prisms reflecting and refracting light.  We could go deep and philosophical and...

Halloween Zombling Cookies

I called these cookies Zombies, but my son pointed out that they’re not – they’re more like voodoo doll cookies aren’t they? But that idea creeps me out a...

Halloween Cookies 2019

Well, now…. I’m just about a decade behind on cookie posts. But you’ve seen the clips on Instagram and Facebook, haven’t you?It’s been hard to keep up with everything...

Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies

If I’m baking cookies these days that aren’t for the classes, you must know that it’s not me behind the sieve.My daughter loves baking. (Don’t know where she gets...

Chocolate, Pecan and Orange Babka

I have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to Things to Bake. And there are many many things to bake in this world. Usually I just land up baking the...

Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta

My mother was from a generation when you had to own a cheese platter and a punch bowl if you entertained.  Cheese platters have been replaced by beautiful organic cheese boards, but if...

Liquorice Allsorts Cake

Great news, guys – my daughter has decided (all on her own accord – not even one hint from me!), that she’d like a movie party for her next...