Mandala of Summer Fruit Tart
Desserts / Pastry and Pies / Writing

Mandala of Summer Fruit Tart

Raspberry picking.  Careful not to damage the vines, avoiding the stickers that surround the berries, they stick like velcro. Somehow still managing your share of scratches from the prickly vines, reaching over and under the leaves for the juiciest ones, swatting mosquitoes after the rain, and shooing the eager bees seeking their sweetness. Is it … Continue reading

Blueberries All Star Brain Food
Desserts / Vegetarian / Writing

Blueberries All Star Brain Food

Berries are good for the brain. And you’re going to need your brain for this post! Animal studies have shown that consumption of a diet rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents like those found in blueberries and blackberries, cranberries, Concord grape juice, pomegranates, cherries, purple grapes, and strawberries may lower the risk of developing age … Continue reading