Dec/Jan 2014

Food for Thought

Seasoned with Love: Allergies, Apple-Spice Cake and Mom's Touch

For years, the newspaper recipe for apple-spice cake has been taped by the oven in my motherís kitchen. Itís now a copy of a copy, made when the original clipping began disintegrating from use. I must have been 14 when she first served the cake. This came after years of dry rice flour blends. Cooking in the í90s without dairy, eggs or soy produced something barely cake-like, something that no one else wanted to eat.   More...