Archive for the 'Cuisine' Category

01 Sep

Elli’s Chocolate Cake

3/4C Cocoa 2/3C Sour Cream 2 2/3C All Purpose Flour 2tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Baking Soda 1 3/4 Stick Butter 1 1/2C Sugar 1C Dark Brown Sugar 3 Eggs 1 Tbs Vanilla Extract Cream eggs, sugar, butter together.  Sour cream and cocoa mixed in a separate bowl.  Remainng ingredients are mixed in a separate […]

17 Oct

The Colonel Pumpkin

Elli carved out this pumpkin for EKU’s Homecoming Brunch. For reference here is an image of EKU’s mascot: http://www.campusexplorer.com/media/376×262/Eastern-Kentucky-University-BFAD350D.png

20 Sep

Laetiporus sulphureus

Delicious Sulphur Shelf Mushrooms (Laetiporus sulphureus)

12 Jun


Elli made a delightful spanakopita.

01 Jun

Sushi Friend

Elli and I dined at a nice little sushi restaurant called “Sushi Friend” located in the Tates Creek Center. Monday evenings they offer $1 a piece sushi.  We tried their fried soft shelled crab, and the following sushi: Yellow Tail Tuna, Octopus, Smelt Roe, Freshwater Eel, Sea Eel, Scallop, and Surf Clam. It was all […]

26 Jan

Happy Australia Day/Chinese New Year

In celelebration of Australia Day, I made a delicious Kiwi/Strawberry/Blueberry Pavlova. Pavlova (abbreviated ‘pav’) are a traditional Australian dessert made of a meringue disc topped with whipped cream and fruit, and is incredibly light.  A good pavlova’s texture will be crunchy on the meringue and creamy with the slight tartness of the fruit.

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