Category Archives: Recipes

Magic in Meanguera, El Salvador

March 2015 It was early the morning of March 25th, and we were en route to Isla Meanguera from the Tamarindo estuary. The northeasterly winds were perking up for their morning blow, and the tides were beginning to ebb strongly; we were waging an increasingly slow battle against both. Even though we had just a […]
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Kombucha: Adventures in home brewing

What the heck is kombucha? Kombucha is a fermented tea drink that is created by introducing a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast) to a combination of black or green tea, sugar, and water. Kombucha is amber-colored and mildly effervescent, with a flavor that is slightly sweet and tangy. Please note that not all people […]
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The king and queen of carbs

We love bread. I mean we really, really love bread. We’re not crazy about regular sliced bread and sometimes struggle to finish the loaves we rarely buy, but we LOVE artisan breads and homemade rolls. For a number of reasons, until recently, I had not baked bread since we moved aboard in July. We have […]
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