Choosing A Home Roaster

As a new ?home roaster? and taking the subject of coffee a little bit more seriously. I wanted to get into this new area but wasn?t sure where to start. That was the beginning of a journey which led to several discoveries of which only a few are mentioned here. A good place to start […]

Wasa’s Fresh Take On Sushi

It’s 7:30 on a Tuesday night, and 20 people are waiting to get into WaSa Sushi and Japanese Restaurant. Good sign. They’re chatting happily outside in the winter chill of a shopping center parking lot in Irvine, Orange County, Calif. No grousing about the wait, just lots of chatter about the dining experience that awaits. […]

Turkish Delight (lokum)

Turkish Delight, and in turkish lokum, is a confection made from starch and sugar. It is often flavored with rosewater or lemon, or sometimes with lemon salt (citrate) the former giving it a characteristic pale pink or wyellow color. It has a soft, sticky consistency, and is often packaged and eaten in small cubes that […]