This Weather is Just Crazy...
This weather is just crazy, below zero one day, and then 68 degrees another. Flu and all kinds of other bugs are going around, and the temps going up and down so drastically doesn't help. UGH!
No random story or memory inspired me with this weeks menu.
The menu is dictated by immune boosting ingredients such as garlic, cayenne, turmeric, onion, shiitake, dandelion greens, red pepper, tomatoes, lemons, oregano..... Of course when I am running all over town looking for organic ingredients, I see some things I can not resist, some of which had nothing to do with fighting the flu season.
At one market I found these gorgeous organic red mustard leaves and a variety of sweet potatoes called purple stokes that I could not resist to order. Then at another place I found beautiful organic butternut squash and persimmons, purple kale and fresh turmeric. Organic dandelion and red cabbages at another market. Anyway, I get super excited when I find uncommon veg or colorful veg and spices, so I have to always include those on the menu somehow as well. Hopefully you will like what we have come up with and if you don't like an ingredient in something that you would otherwise try, I would say, try it anyway. It's good for you!
We are looking forward to cooking this weeks menu for you; and hope that you will be enjoying it as much as we will be preparing it.
From everyone at Ezie and Emil... It's All about food!