#SmoothieNumbers 26: Turmeric Mango

Turmeric Mango Smoothie

A trendy, uber healthy ingredient with a long list of benefits, turmeric has a similar taste to ginger, but it’s not ginger. As a popular Indian spice, it pairs with sweet mango for a smoothie with a flavorful kick.
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Banana Mango Sorbet

Banana Mango Sorbet
Banana Mango Sorbet

Crazy people will go bananas for this sorbet. As I am going crazy because of a writer’s block. No stories come to mind. No exciting recent events. Perhaps, there are too many recipes that need to be posted in queue, for this sorbet was made weeks ago. The original story behind making this sorbet has long been forgotten. Read more

Have a Berry Special Weekend

Strawberry Mint Sorbet Garnished with Fresh Mint
Strawberry Mint Sorbet Garnished with Fresh Mint

The New York Botanical Garden has a gorgeous showcase called The Edible Garden. It’s an exhibit demonstrating how plants and their glorious bounty go straight to a table. Although in some dishes, they’ll take a detour in a kitchen. The exhibit started June 19 and it will end October 17. Several weekends will feature famous chefs, cooking demonstrations and garden classes. This week’s theme is berry special. I’ve also included recipes for a Strawberry Mint and a Mango Raspberry Sorbet to accompany this week’s theme. The strawberries and raspberries are from the farmer’s market, and the mint is from my urban pottery garden. The mangoes used in this recipe is a favorite variety called Champagne. It’s important to let them fully ripe to enjoy their sweetness. Please enjoy the show. Read more