To start with, Noosa is yoghurt, not yogurt. That’s the Australian spelling, and appropriate for a brand that originated Down Under. The original Noosa is a picturesque Australian resort town on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, the home of golden beaches. The name Noosa comes from an Aboriginal word meaning shade or shadows, a probable reference to… Continue reading “TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Noosa Yoghurt”

TIP OF THE DAY: Café Liégeois

We made this recipe yesterday, for National Coffee Day. Instead of our favorite after-dinnner coffee—a steaming cup of French or Italian roast with a shot of coffee liqueur, substituting for dessert—we celebrated with a Café Liégeois (lee-eh-ZHWAH). It’s a parfait with layers of iced coffee, ice cream and whipped cream (which is called chantilly—shon-tee-YEE—in French).… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Café Liégeois”

FOOD FUN: Spilled Coffee Art

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When it gives you spilled food, make art. That’s what Italian artist Giulia Bernardelli does. She’s become a specialist at turning spilled coffee, honey, jam and other foods into wonderful canvases that look as if they were created by accident. Animals, landscapes and portraits art so beautifully crafted… Continue reading “FOOD FUN: Spilled Coffee Art”

RECIPE: Caesar Salad Pizza

A grilled Caesar Salad Pizza from Chef Marcus Samuelsson. Photo © Paul Brissman.   When we saw this photo on the website of Chef Marcus Samuelsson, we couldn’t wait to make one. The grilled pizza combines the ingredients of Caesar salad—romaine, olive oil, anchovies, garlic, citrus juice, egg—with pizza crust standing in for the croutons.… Continue reading “RECIPE: Caesar Salad Pizza”

TIP OF THE DAY: How to Recycle Coffee Grounds

You can toss your coffee grounds, or re-use them in multiple ways. Photo courtesy   September 29th is National Coffee Day. If you brew your own coffee, what do you do with the spent grounds? Here are green alternatives from Folgers Coffee and our own archives. WAYS TO RECYCLE COFFEE GROUNDS BEAUTY Body scrub:… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: How to Recycle Coffee Grounds”