Monthly Archives: December 2017

Old Church Creamery

Old Church Creamery has returned producing some of the most flavorful yogurt in the RVA area without wasting time with carrageenan and guar gum which Dannon and Yoplait add for industrial smoothness. And there is a nice clot of cream … Continue reading

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Compass Coffee, 7th St NW

I so wanted to have a coffee and read a book a Busboys and Poets (5th and K St NW) but it was a restaurant with no visible coffee. Such a great name, though. So it was off to old reliable Compass Coffee, … Continue reading

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Buttermilk pecan pancakes

From an early Christmas present from a self-interested bruncher comes Bobby Flay’s buttermilk pecan pancakes in regular size, not silver dollar sized Also sans maple syrup butter. Tasty enough with a hint of buttermilk and a hint of pecan.

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Fermented rocoto salsa

I am just back from the local El Jardin Latino Market where I failed to find Huacatay (Peruvian mint) paste for fermented rocoto salsa. So I blundered ahead chopping rocoto peppers, onion, garlic, parsley, mint and adding a bit of sauerkraut … Continue reading

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