Statitai

a recipe: staititai [ancient greek sesame & honey pizza]

Staititai, sweet, tart and perfumed by sweet bay and fragrant olive oil, is, perhaps, the ancient grandfather of modern day pizzas.  Soured spelt dough is first fried in olive oil, brushed with even more oil and topped with crumbled ewe’s milk cheese, sesame seeds and honey.  The combination of whole grain spelt flour coupled with ewe’s… 

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Kale for Kale Chips

Cheesy Kale Chips with Miso, Garlic and Dulse

Cheesy kale chips satisfy my lingering cravings.  You see, I have a love of salty, snacky things – popcorn popped in coconut oil and sprinkled with sea salt and nutritional yeast, cheese and apples, these homemade potato chips, these seaweed snacks.  And while I do my best to avoid snacking (following the recommendations of this book),… 

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How to Make Real Cream Cheese

How to Make Real Cream Cheese

There’s something uniquely special about homemade cheeses – like the making of bone broth, it’s often relatively easy but it leads to a deep feeling of accomplishment.  I made cheese!  You announce to your family.  Then you serve to friends and you can’t help but say, that cheese – I made that. Now, I love… 

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anytimecookies

Anytime Cookies (Fruit-sweetened and Grain-free)

As kids we were always told that cookies were not an acceptable meal for breakfast. I’d like to know who made up that rule, and then tell them that I’m breaking it. I let my 18 month old eat these cookies for breakfast. They’re made with all natural ingredients so even though they’re cookies, I… 

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Fried Bananas

While this dish hardly qualifies as health food, it’s surprisingly good for you (as far as desserts are concerned). Bananas are rich in the minerals potassium and manganese while the coconut flour is rich in saturated fats like lauric acid as well as fiber and protein. This recipe is also a great way to use… 

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