Banana Crepes

Palermo Viejo, a favorite Argentinian restaurant in my hometown closed a few years ago. Their meats were fantastic but they also served outstanding desserts and this was one of them. My thanks to Federico Erbl for his recipe, which he intended to be a low-fat treat. I managed to fatten it up for my version.

Siberian Pelmeni

Preparing for a trip to Portland, Oregon, I polished up my high school Russian, ready to impress the staff at Kachka where we had reservations. I found no one that spoke the language. Frankly, they had difficulty understanding my Arkanese, Or was it the vodka? Yes, there was vodka.