Cooking — whether it’s for myself or for someone else — is how I relax when I get home from work. Other people play video games or watch TV to unwind; not in my house. Cooking is meditative. It’s a way for me to let the cares of the day slip away while I treat myself right.
As usual, clicking on any of the tiles in the mosaic below will bring up a slideshow of high-resolution photographs.
Spaghetti with egg and black truffles.
Sea scallops cooked in olive oil with garlic and parsley.
Spring lettuce salad, with fennel, celery and lemon zest.
Marinated mixed olives, burrata.
Roasted beets with shallot-herb mayonnaise.
Braised celery and carrots.
Broiled cod; radicchio with pine nuts.
Mussels with spicy tomato sauce.
Green salad, with roast chicken and crispy croutons.
Creamy scrambled eggs, bacon, morels and black truffles.
Orecchiette with chard, pine nuts, anchovy and garlicky breadcrumbs.
Fried egg, spinach and morels, and crispy bacon.
Grated white carrot salad, Meyer lemon vinaigrette.
Bollito di verdure (boiled mixed vegetables).
Leeks with bacon, mustard vinaigrette, and chopped hard-cooked egg.