Tag Archives: Ginger

Look What I bought at The Union Square Market

Beautiful young ginger freshly pulled from the ground is not something I would expect to see at a market in the northeast United State.  Sure, over the past few years some farmers have had little nubs of expensive ginger that … Continue reading

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Profiteroles with Chunky Ginger Custard and Chocolate

Profiteroles are one of those things that in my head seemed a lot more complicated than they, in reality, turned out to be.  In fact they are real easy to make, keep well and are very versatile for either sweet … Continue reading

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Local Exotics

Maybe it’s that there are more Asian and Middle Eastern farmers in the North East or maybe it’s just that New Yorker’s love to try new things, whatever the reason over the years I have been going to the Union … Continue reading

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Ginger Ice Cream

It’s no secret that Ginger is my favorite flavor.  So much so that at one point last year Neil  mandated that I needed to take a Ginger break and stop making ginger….everything! So I explored other flavors longing, in my … Continue reading

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The First Crumble of the Season: Strawberry, Rhubarb, Ginger, Oatmeal

My friend Ian in London gave me Niki Segnit’s wonderful book: The Flavor Thesaurus.    She talks in the book about food/flavor pairings….so when after picking up some rhubarb at the market I thought I would  take a look and … Continue reading

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Ginger Peach Upside Down Cake

For this variation I omitted the 1/4 cup juice and added 2 Tablespoons of chopped crystallized ginger (I like the kind that comes in squares and is soaked in cane sugar syrup. It’s usually sold at health food stores). And … Continue reading

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Homemade Ginger Beer the Lacto-Fermented Way

Maybe it was in the Fall or early Winter, I can’t remember exactly when, just that it was a while back that I saw this recipe for lacto-fermented sodas on homegrown.org. What, you may ask, is a lacto-fermented soda? An … Continue reading

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