Arco Aquilus


The Care and Feeding of Mermaids : Mango Banana Coco Cream Tart

Hello my lovely Merfriends!  Christmas is fast approaching and as I play in the waves at my Winter/Summer home near Papua New Guinea, I dream of divine holiday deserts, created with the local luscious banana, mango and coconut fruits… Crust: 1 cup almond meal 1/3 cup cane sugar 2 tablespoons soft butter pinch of sea salt In a medium bowl mix together […]

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The Care and Feeding of Mermaids : Coconut Lime Bars

Hello My Lovelies!  Arco Aquilus signing in from Western Hawaii, I have found some lovely limes and must appease this sweet tooth I have developed over my travels. I’ve decided to share it exclusively with you.  COCONUT LIME BARS Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil. Butter pan and set aside. In […]


Care and Feeding of Mermaids : Hibiscus Citrus Cooler

Arco Aquilus signing in from a beautiful beach here in Akumal, just south of Cancun. I’d love to share a favorite beverage of the native Merfolk, Agua de Jamaica. This refreshing tea made from dried hibiscus flowers tastes very much like cranberry juice with its tart flavor and are reputed to have many health benefits […]

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Care and Feeding of Mermaids : Rice Miso Soup

Arco Aquilus signing in from Yumigahama, Tokyo… and just like the name says I have something yummy to share!!  Of course, sea weed is a staple of the mer-diet and for good reason! Kombu, a member of the kelp family, is high in calcium, iron and iodine. Not only is kombu an excellent source of […]


Care and Feeding of Mermaids: Coconut-Lime-Ginger Popsicles

This is Arco Aquilus signing in from a hidden beach near Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. I have been enjoying the beautiful balmy weather here and the bounty of delicious foods available to us here in the cove.  There has long been speculation on the diet of merfolk by the biped population. I will […]

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The Care and Feeding of Mermaids…

Hello Merfriends!  A happy announcement, next week we will be joined by a my very good friend and fellow mermaid, Arco Aquilus.  Arco will be contributing some delicious, easy, mermaid friendly recipes for us… Chef Iris Green aka Arco Aquilus of Iris’s Petite Bake Shoppe has been happily gluten free since October 2011, and has […]