Caramelized onion tart, with cow’s milk ricotta cheese, fromage blanc, olives and sage; spring garden salad Except for the substitution of fromage blanc for crème fraîche, and sage for thyme, […]
One of the greatest of spring’s pleasures is the appearance […]
You’d think that someone who’s had lots of experience poaching […]
The weather for the past few weeks has been a real roller-coaster ride. Just when I thought that we were going to be seeing an early spring, with temperatures reaching […]
Tortilla de patatas; marinated green olives with thyme and parsley Adapted from this recipe at Smitten Kitchen. Ingredient quantities are slightly reduced from the instructions in Deb’s recipe; for example, […]
There is something unexpectedly primal about making a risotto. Very […]
I first saw mention of this dish in The Silver Spoon, which is as I understand it, the best-selling and most preeminent Italian cookbook of the last half-century. It’s on […]
The spring equinox is next Wednesday, but it feels as if we’re in late April instead of mid-March, due to the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been experiencing lately here in […]
I love minimalist pasta sauces. Many classics in Italian cuisine, […]
I’m a firm believer that people don’t treat vegetables with […]
In the United States, the term “bolognese sauce” is sometimes […]
A while ago, I said that one of my New Year’s resolutions was to foodblog more often. It’s a little more complicated than that, so let me try to explain. […]
This is an old picture, taken a little over 6 weeks ago. It was one of my favorites meals — to eat and to shoot. So many people underestimate the […]
Just something I threw together on the spur of a moment. Pasta with sardines, fava beans and tomato Click here to view a large-size version of this picture.
This is a non-traditional version of white clam sauce that […]
Fava bean and Jersey tomato ragoût Click here to view a high-resolution version of this picture.