Food Metaphysics

Catering

Cape Verde Island’s National Dish…Catchupa

Catchupa or Munchup, is the National Dish of Cape Verde Islands. There’s no better time of the year for catchupa.  It’s creamy, warm and comforting. It’s a complete meal in one, more than deserving of it’s rightful place in my pantry of staples. This one pot wonder is a perfect example of alchemy at work, with its reliance on lots of water,…

Catering/Healing Foods

How Knowing Our Roots Keeps Us Grounded…

Aside of  being a part of the same family, our roots share genetic qualities that make them similar, yet distinctive, hard, yet soft, dark, yet light. I have to say I love the way mother nature reflects balance in her bounty. One of the most important attributes of most cruciferous vegetables, whether tubers, rhizomes, bulbs, or corms, are their grounding…

Catering

New Years Eve Spread: Seven Vegetables

I have not met too many people who don’t like Ethiopian Food, in fact, most who I know, love it! I fell in love with Ethiopian food when I lived in Washington, DC, among a vibrant Ethiopian Community.  When I was with my first child, it was my craving and that’s when a dear friend and Ethiopian native, Saba, introduced…