Irish Brown Bread

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  Irish brown bread is unforgettable. It’s ruggedly sweet from molasses, with a tender crumb and precisely the bread we ate every day when we visited Ireland a dozen years ago. We’ve remembered it and talked about it and I’ve tried for years to replicate it, I’ve attempted a couple of recipes that didn’t meet… Read more »

Scallion Pancakes

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  Pantry friendly. Savory and lip-smacking delicious. This is by no means an original recipe. There are dozens of versions on the internet. I read many recipes and watched some videos before I cobbled together this version of the scallion pancake. Many scallion pancake recipes use lard or butter or other fats. We’re trending vegan,… Read more »

Olive Oil Braised Chickpeas

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This simple stew is positively packed with flavor. Serve it warm over rice or grains, or at room temperature, as part of a salad with tomatoes and cucumbers, or use it to fill a dosa or tortilla. Use canned chickpeas if you must, but I prefer dried. Makes about 2 1/2 cups 1/2 pound (250… Read more »