The Great and Glorious Fake Sauce

Louis XIV of France was a great and glorious king who has consolidated a great and glorious country by forging a centralized government – absolute monarchy. Having been scared out of his wits as a teenager during the Fronde rebellion, when he, his mother Anne of Austria –  the Regent, and Cardinal Mazarin fled from…

Cranberry Pizza for Thanksgiving

Dear Beautiful People, I am cheating! I don’t have a step-by-step set of photographs of this crazy creation because I’ll assemble it tomorrow, right before serving. All I have is my cranberry sauce, ready for tomorrow. However, I promised a recipe for Cranberry Pizza, so here it is, in case you want to spend a…

Satsivi

Shocking discovery: Satsivi is not chicken! Contrary to what most people believe, Satsivi is a spicy walnut sauce. Chicken under Satsivi sauce is called Katmis Satsivi, but friendly and hospitable – and extremely enterprising! – Georgians go along with common misconception, so in every Georgian restaurant outside of Georgia Satsivi means chicken. Actually, Satsivi is…