Appetizers

Perfect quick and simple appetizers the easy way.

Tortilla de Patatas (Spanish Omlette)

Tortilla de Patatas (Spanish Omlette)

Once upon a Thyme · Tortilla de Papas   I spent a great deal of time in Madrid between 2009 and 2011, and loved going to the farmers market to chat with the vendors. I inevitably ended up with MUCH more than I had ever…

The Flower Garden of the World  and Sweet Potato Fritter Recipe

The Flower Garden of the World and Sweet Potato Fritter Recipe

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true. Buddha I took a day trip with a friend of mine many years ago to a tiny village to the…

Lemon Cakeletts

Lemon Cakeletts

It is Sunday or Saturday. Wait no, it’s Monday. The only thing that differentiates one day from the next is the recipes that I create. In terms of days of the week, my reference has now become “the day we made  pancakes,” or “the morning…

My Novel Chapter 1 Part 6. Coconut Wrap Recipe

My Novel Chapter 1 Part 6. Coconut Wrap Recipe

He turned around and smiled a smile so wide, so beautiful, so loving, as he ran across the street towards me, and I ran to meet him. As my body clashed against his, we embraced, cried and screamed.  After our elongated embrace, I looked over…

My Novel: Chapter 1. Part 4 and some Sesame Almond Crackers

My Novel: Chapter 1. Part 4 and some Sesame Almond Crackers

A triumphant scream emerged from my body and I started running around in my living room, throwing my arms up in the air and swinging my hips around as if I had just had a litre of wine. I put myself together, took a deep…