Rosemary & Olive Sourdough Focaccia

This Easy Sourdough Focaccia recipe by Elien from her blog site, Home Grown Happiness is a must share. For those who may not know what Focaccia is, it is an Italian flatbread that is commonly topped with olive oil and a variety of herbs. I have attempted to make Focaccia using other recipes, but thisContinue reading “Rosemary & Olive Sourdough Focaccia”

Taking Up Space by Alyson Gerber

Taking Up Space by Alyson Gerber is a middle school novel about friendship, family love, body image, and self-esteem, but it is also about a young girl’s complicated relationship with food. Sarah, a talented basketball player, finds her self-esteem is directly linked to how well she plays on the girl’s basketball team. Unfortunately, the changesContinue reading “Taking Up Space by Alyson Gerber”

Nai Nai’s Baos

What is a Bao Bun and is it the same thing as a dumpling? I have often pondered how various cultures have their own version of baked dough filled with aromatic spiced meat and vegetables. So I was excited to discover the recently published, Dumplings for Lili by Melissa Iwai. She was intrigued by howContinue reading “Nai Nai’s Baos”