All posts tagged: fruit

Summer Fruits Meringue | with Kiwi Lime Curd

My new favorite dessert can be dressed in any style you choose. It’s like baking a blank slate to add whatever your heart’s desire (or in your fridge and pantry) that day. Meringues are soft, chewy and crispy. Basically it’s like you are biting into a puffy cloud of sweet decadence and it didn’t take you nearly the amount of time to make that it looks like. This dessert is generally called a pavlova, named after a famous Russian ballerina, but meringue just sounds more whimsical. I created a more rectangular shaped cake, like Jamie Oliver’s design (link below), rather than the traditional round pavlova. The result was a beautiful, rustic, yet fancy looking dessert that I was incredibly proud to stuff in my face. I made the curd the day before with the intention of using it with pancakes. But, after seeing pavlova after pavlova online I felt it was a sign that I needed to make one of my very own. So go ahead and take this blog post as a sign and make one of your …

Organic Grocery Delivery |Korea|

Of all the wonders that Korea brings to my Western sensibilities, the Korean home delivery system is by far one of the top experiences of my life. Damn near everything you could possibly want can be (quickly) be delivered to your home.  It’s futuristic and wonderful. My latest delivery was a bit more expensive than usual because I ordered mostly vegetables that are rare or uncommon in Korea. Green beans, asparagus and avocados are pretty pricey here. But, there are pages of great vegetables, mostly organic, on this site: GreenFarm And while I do love this site, you need a Korean’s help to set up an account and/or order for you. Unless you are blessed with a determination to learn Korean better than myself. But, if that is not an option, may I also suggest this site which is completely in English, totally organic and not only carries fruits and veggies but also organic chicken and eggs? The only downside to this site is its delivery schedule. They have a small area in which they …