My Market Kitchen

Always in season. Usually local. Sometimes random.

OMG!!! This Banh Mi is insane!

edeneats:

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I am really excited about this one guys!

There is nothing I love more than creating a dish that-

A-reminds me of a trip that I have taken or a dish that I LOVE and…

b- can be made at home and will easily impress and make any sandwich lover happy.

The first time I tried a Banh mi was…

A Half Century of Lessons

ellenmalloy:

I turn 50 today. Here’s what I’ve learned so far.

  1. The parable of the Chinese Farmer and the Horse is always right. Stop guessing what’s going to happen or what should have happened and just know what does happen is likely the better outcome.
  2. Your gut is absolutely right. Your heart is…

Number 29 and 48 - the answer is always yes!

Sharing my love of chai tea

What westerners refer to as chai is actually masala chai. And chai, around the globe - especially in the eastern hemisphere, simply means tea.

I wrote a series on masala chai for the Kansas City Star’s food blog, Chow Town. You can link to the first two - what it is and where to find it in KC - in the link above. Direct links to first two to come, too…

Stocked up at my favorite tea shop in Kansas City. Loose tea organically grown on Shang’s tea farm in China. Store inside Crown Center. #Imayhaveaproblem

Stocked up at my favorite tea shop in Kansas City. Loose tea organically grown on Shang’s tea farm in China. Store inside Crown Center. #Imayhaveaproblem

So this happened today. My first byline in print edition of Kansas City Star food section. It’s the piece I wrote for its Chow Town blog a couple weeks ago!

So this happened today. My first byline in print edition of Kansas City Star food section. It’s the piece I wrote for its Chow Town blog a couple weeks ago!

File under: things I find while doing research on foraging. Nature is mesmerizing, you guys.