Posts Tagged ‘pesto’

2 uncooked medium-sized potatoes 5 slices smoked salmon 1 Tablespoon Pesto 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice Salt, pepper to taste 1. Peel the potatoes and use a slicer to make very thin slices. Then cut the slices lengthwise with a knife to make thin matchsticks. Place the potato sticks in a bowl […]


One of the foodie groups I belong to was doing a lasagna competition for fun. I wanted to participate, but I didn’t have the skills, the tools, the training, or the experience that most of the others had. I’ve had lasagna a few times, and I like it. But it doesn’t even have a minor […]


Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale, or “Shoh-ga” in Japanese) appears in Japanese cuisine in many forms, but I’d always thought of it as an ingredient that worked its magic in the background, seldom– if ever– in the foreground of a dish, and certainly not as the star of the show. My awareness of ginger root began […]