Instead of listening to the words, I prefer to pay more attention to the sound of voice. I journey through particular inflections, feel how timbre scratches or strokes my ear drum, let my heart dance to the rhythm of speech, ...Instead of looking at what is right in front of my eyes, I'd rather try … Continue reading Some thoughts about food and breathing practice
Food and Emotion I just realized I am hungry for emotions. I might be addicted. We all have our addictions. I am able to suppress this hunger for a while, to focus on my mind's games or my body's senses. But only for a while. The food I crave for is made of words that … Continue reading My Food is Emotion
Nettle. Because it's here, it's fresh from our backyard, it's been cleaned by the bountiful rains, and ... it's tasty & super nutritious! And kids love it! I picked their more tender tips while I continously thanked the Universe for this gift: picking my food from my back yard! Ah, what fun! I washed them … Continue reading Steamed Olive Oil Garlic Nettles
Whenever there is some extra bread in the house and I know we won't eat it, I am happy. I get to do my favorite kind of cooking (baking) and my most loved of all recipes, childhood flavored grandma's soul food bread pudding. Grandma knew how to make us happy or heal us when we … Continue reading Grandma’s Soft Moist Bread Pudding
Today, for our late lunch, broccoli pasta. Semplice! And healthy nutritious! Step 1. Cut broccoli flower heads and peal the large stem and chop it. Step 2. Steam the broccoli. I used a pasta cooking pot with strainer. (Recommendations: don't go away from it, you don't want to overcook your broccoli. … Continue reading Amore Italiano! Pasta with Broccoli!