Cookus Interruptus

  (Seattle, Washington)
how to cook fresh local organic whole foods despite life's interruptions
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Spice Chai Tea

If you take whole spices like star anise, black peppercorns, cardamom pods and whole cloves, buzz them in a small grinder to release flavor, then simmer them with fresh ginger and serve with honey and milk – you’ll throw back your head and guffaw at the lame liquid you pay $3.50 for at your favorite coffee shop.  Ha!  This is the real deal.  Let Jane show you how.

Watch video and get printable recipe HERE.


Chicken Tikka Masala

Let's eat Indian food!  Chicken Tikka Masala.  Tomato cream curry heaven.  Serve it with Golden Spice Rice and Blanched Broccoli for a pleasing meal.  Vegetarians!  We love you.  Recipe includes directions for substituting chickpeas for chicken to make a well-designed vegetarian meal.



The Cookus Cupboard: Herbs and Spices

Get a list of basic herbs a spices to keep in your pantry so that you can make flavorful meals on Cookus Interruptus.  Storage information also provided.  Plus Jane's encounter with the grocery clerk is a little spicy! Runaway peppercorns.


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