When I grew up in Chicago, we had a red mulberry tree right outside our front door. The tree was situated between the sidewalk and the street.
“Nougat” Bars might not sound very Middle Eastern, but the origin of nougat, in fact, is. You see, the earliest nougat recipe was found in a Middle Eastern book in Baghdad, dating back to the 10th century.
For the past few weeks, I’ve been working on my Valentine’s Day menu. My focus has been on recipes that don’t require a lot of time to prepare so that you can spend the extra time with your love.