Postcards from the Pandemic

Fusion Shakshouka is what happens when your family has eaten all the lamb shanks, leaving gravy to delicious to toss, and a dozen quail eggs too small to fry one by one.

Pinoy Shakshouka with Quail Eggs & Kaldereta gravy

Breadcrumbs from last week’s home baked whole wheat loaf stood in for tomatoes to thicken the gravy.

And as a special shield against the big C word, I made vegetable soup, fortified with ginger, garlic, chili and miso.

Spicy Ginger Miso Vegetable Soup

A nesting Turtle Dove shelters in place in our hanging planter

And as if to remind us that it’s best to shelter in place, a turtle dove has taken up residence in our hanging planter.

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