Lamb Meatballs with Mint & Preserved Lemon

I waited a month, and then patience grew thin. I had to taste those lemons! We were leaving soon, and I couldn’t take off without making one last tajine with a twist of homemade pickled lemon. I opened the jar to a nose-clearing waft. If you’ve smelled preserved lemons, you’ll know what I mean. One…Continue readingLamb Meatballs with Mint & Preserved Lemon

About Those Lemons….

I’m sitting on this patio, sipping my coffee, listening to a few tweeting birds and watching the morning sun creep across the flora. This is a fecund place, this California yard. As the sun climbs higher, the yard is bathed in an extraordinarily sweet scent. It’s the tree that made these lemons. Right now, its…Continue readingAbout Those Lemons….

In Transit

Making preserved lemons (more than a month ago) with fruits from the California yard that grew the tree from which these beauties came. Folks – Just a quick post to let you know we are in transit. It’s been a long haul, these past few months, and I’m way behind on stories here. I apologize…Continue readingIn Transit