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Entries from August 2008

Chi Cake (vegan, gluten-free cheesecake)

August 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I’m visiting friends in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada) and they introduced me to a local treat. Chi Cake Vegan, gluten-free, organic cheesecake Vegan Choice Foods, Inc., Contact: Alan Munro Unit 14 – 7621 Vantage Way Delta, BC V4G 1A6 Canada Phone:  778-88VEGAN (778-888-3426) E-Mail: The good news is, it’s delicious.  The bad news…it’s only available […]

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Categories: Food · Food Product Reviews · Sweets
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August 3rd, 2008 · 8 Comments

Pupusas are a lovely Salvadorian food with two thick tortillas, stuffed with goodies, crimped at the edges to hold it all in. You can put anything you want in there (beans and cheese being a common vegetarian choice) and you’ve got a meal, a snack, or traveling food. I won’t purport to have an authentic […]

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Categories: Food · Grains · Main Dishes · Recipes · Snacks
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Amaizing Masa, Primavera Style

August 2nd, 2008 · 5 Comments

“Using masa harina [masa flour] is like making mashed potatoes from a box.” So says Karen Waikiki, owner of Primavera, the Sonoma company that makes masa, tortillas, and tamales from organic stoneground corn. And she has a point. Though the tortillas I made from masa harina were way better than the store-bought tortillas I’ve had […]

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Categories: Breads & Savory Cakes · Food · Food Product Reviews · Grains · Main Dishes · Recipes · Snacks
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