Chef in the Mid-Atlantic region for over 20 years. Painter, writer and traveler.
Black Walnut Cake The black walnut or Juglans nigra or “black nut of Jupiter,” is a type of tree which grows in the northeastern United States from Ontario, Canada to Northern Florida. There are many uses for … Continue reading
The Amish/ Mennonite region is a unique part of the Mid – Atlantic. Part of the practice of this particular sect of Christianity is the noninvolvement in the world at large. They believe in a separation between religion and the … Continue reading
This recipe is a transplant from England to the Mid – Atlantic region. Legend has it that the recipe was invented in Bath, England about 1680 and a woman named Solange Luyon who made and sold these cakes and buns … Continue reading
This dish is now designated as the official dessert cake of Maryland. On October 1 2008, the Maryland state legislature passed a proclamation declaring Smith Island cake the official dessert of Maryland. This cake can be made using any … Continue reading