Video and Post: Easy and silky Cream of Potato and Leek with Bacon

I publish a new video every Thursday on my YouTube Channel, Claudia's Tasty Bits. (barring natural disasters) Sometimes I am not able to post it on my blog until Friday. If you are a Thursday kind of person, please subscribe to the " target="_blank">YouTube Channel so you can be all ready to shop for the recipe on Friday right after work! I used to be a lover of writing. I fancied myself a not-bad-blogger and then I began to video tape myself and narcissus took over. Now, I can barely write my own name. Ok, that is a bit dramatic... [...]

By |2018-10-02T19:15:56-04:00September 19th, 2014|


I, like so many of you, have a lovely little jar of Saffron in my pantry. Every time I open the cabinet, it looks at me and says, "Do yo know that I am one of the most expensive spices in the world?" Do you know that I am a sex organ of a crocus flower? Do you know that  people in Spain, Greece, Iran etc. painstakingly hand pick each of my strands from these flowers? If you know this, Claudia, then why the Heck are you leaving me in this dark little cabinet with the likes of onion powder [...]

By |2018-10-03T16:04:15-04:00September 22nd, 2010|