Posts in Slow Food Recipes
Spiced Chai Fig Cake With Vanilla Buttercream

Is there any flavor that really says fall liked chai? Okay maybe pumpkin, but even that is usually mixed with chai spice to evoke all those warm and cozy fall feelings. The moment the cold weather hits I immediately begin reaching for cinnamon, cardamon, cloves, and allspice to warm up my favorite fall soups and desserts. Not to mention I basically keep a revolving pot of chai tea on the stove, which was how the idea for this recipe came to fruition in the first place.

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Authentic Italian Homemade Summer Pesto

Growing up in an Italian household fresh pesto was a traditional part of summer. We would grow as much basil as we could, savoring it for that special time of year when it was time to make pesto. While it would seem like a lot of work in the summer time, we would always be thankful for the time spent making it when we would have fresh pesto in the dead of winter. A little taste of summer that would help get us through some of those long-winter months.

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Balinese Coconut Black Rice Pudding With Banana

Bali has a special place in my heart, as it was the first place in Southeast Asia that I traveled to, which lead me to fall head over heels in love with that part of the world, and propelled me to want to work in global health nutrition.

It also was where I discovered yoga, dragon fruit, learned just how many people can fit on the back of a moped (so far the max I have seen is a family of five!), and this special dessert I am going to share with you all today. 

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