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A hobbit’s favorite subject (besides eating).

Friday Snapshot

Insalata di funghi Wild mushroom salad (oyster mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, red leaf lettuce, shaved Parmesan cheese, extra-virgin olive oil, sea salt, black pepper) Click here to view a large-size version […]

Tagliatelle with Broccoli “Pesto”

The word broccoli, from the Italian plural of broccolo, refers to “the flowering top of a cabbage”. Broccoli is classified in the Italica cultivar group of the species Brassica oleracea. […]

Photo Chronicles, Part 2

Just a short collection of food photography I’ve taken over the years. Enjoy. Pastrami sandwich Scrambled eggs, with crème fraiche, lobster and lobster roe Tomato risotto, with tomato confit Sea […]

Sunday Snapshot

Tagliatelle with wild mushrooms, leeks and cream The one thing that could make this better would be some ramps.

Saturday Snapshot

Only two pictures today, I’m afraid. Spring seems late this year. It was 39 degrees this morning, with a high of 54 in the afternoon. One of the vendors at […]

Winter Vegetable and Watercress Salad

Watercress is a fast-growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plant native from Europe to central Asia, and one of the oldest known leaf vegetables consumed by human beings. These plants are […]

Friday Snapshot

Tacos con orejas (pigs’ ears) y carnitas (“little meats”), served with lime, radish, cucumber and jalapeño-avocado salsa Time for me to come out of my winter hibernation. Regular foodblogging will […]

Sunday Snapshot

Baked eggs with sourdough garlic-herb croutons, crimini mushrooms and heirloom carrots Click here to view a high-resolution version of this picture.

Saturday Snapshot

Farfalle with roasted broccoli, onion confit and anchovy Click here to view a large-size version of this picture.

Sunday Snapshot

Baked shrimp, with garlic, parsley and potatoes Click here to view a large-size version of this picture. Posting may be sporadic during the winter, however I haven’t forgotten my readers. […]