Wait.. what? Rosemary… cookies? Okay, I gotta try this. So with a function coming up that I needed to provide some nibbles for, I decided these cookies were sufficiently fancy enough to make. I was a little skeptical at first, after all rosemary, my most favorite herb of all time was supposed to be put in savory dishes, not cookies!
Ginger bread today is nothing like its ancestor. Originally, in Medieval England, the term ginger bread simply referred to preserved ginger, a corruption of the Old French word gingebras which was in turn derived from the Latin name of the spice, Zingebar.
When translated from Hindu, garam masala literally means “hot spices”. This Persian by way of Northern India seasoning totally rocks my world! I have a consistent love affair with this spicy melange and have found creative ways to incorporate it into my home recipes.
There, gracing the top of the meat case at a most convenient eye level, was a darling display of kitchen accoutrement – attractively packaged, perfectly arranged. While the meat man did his rap tap-dance of wrapping up my guilty “heart attack on a grill” purchase, I was silently processing the seemingly innocent visuals of this gadget set.