Articles for the Month of January 2015

An Old, Old Cookbook

I would like to introduce you to “The Forme of Cury” a collection of recipes compiled around 1390 by the master cooks of King Richard II. To modern readers the title is somewhat confusing. Are we going to read about spicy East Indian foods? To decipher the meaning we have to go back to medieval English.

New Year, New Gardens

Happy New Year! We are now in 2015 with twelve months of possibilities ahead. On the whole, last year was not a good year for me. I could really use a change of pace so that is what I am focusing on when defining my goals for the year.  I won’t burden you with my