I read the recipe for Maesilcha (Plum Tea) about six months ago and I didn’t think I was going to try to do it. Two months for a recipe is a big commitment! Then about 3 months ago, I saw these beautiful organic black plums and thought, what the heck? I’ll try it.
This recipe originally appeared in one of the Jared’s Story episodes. I’ve moved it to it’s own separate post. Switchel is a colonial version of an energy drink.
I think coffee snobs are silly. I think snobs in general are silly. However, they do make some valid points, like grinding the beans right before you brew coffee for the best flavor. There is no better example of this, than making coffee in a Moka Pot.
The first time I had French Hot Chocolate or Le Chocolat Chaud, was at a hotel in Paris. I was 16 traveling with my brother, my mother, and a bunch of religious Korean ladies. Because my mother’s main goal was to visit Lourdes, she wanted to give us a little vacation from church stuff and ...