Piccata Swiss Chard

Piccata is a method of cooking. It is traditionally prepared with veal but a common variant is chicken piccata. The meat is sliced, coated with flour, sauteed and served in sauce (wiki). To be honest, I did not know what piccata is and wondered what it is. When I first say the picture and read […]

Zambia – N’shima & Fried Rape

For the final day of the marathon, we travel to South African country of Zambia. Maize is a staple diet and is eaten as a thick porridge called N’shima, which is similar to grits or polenta. It is eaten with beans, green leafy vegetables, and dried fish or meat gravies. Common vegetables in Zambia are […]

Peru – Garbanzo con Acelga ~ Chickpeas and Swiss Chard Stew

Today we are traveling to western South American country of Peru. Peru is home to ancient cultures and one of the oldest in the world. It was a Spanish colony until it got its independence in 1821. The capital is Lima. Mining, manufacturing, agriculture and fishing is the main economy of the country. The cuisine […]

One Year Old and Green Chard

Last friday, May the 15th, MySpciyKitchen turned one.  I had planned something special for the day but, I could not do it.  Last few days I was a little busy with visitors , getting our visas for our vacation next month and also recovering from a fever.   I will update my other blog venting […]

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