30 days from now is the spring solstice. That’s what I tell myself deep down to maintain my sanity, even as I yearn for the first breath of spring.
In the United States, the term “bolognese sauce” is sometimes […]
“Scallops, endive, leeks” Each was sautéed separately in French butter. The scallops had a little salt sprinkled on top, then were set aside for 5 minutes — before they had […]
Parsnips are the red-headed stepchild of winter root vegetables. Although they resemble carrots, they are paler and have a sweeter taste, especially when cooked. Parsnips can be boiled, roasted or […]
Mediterranean cauliflower salad The recipe is a work in progress, which is why it’s not presented here in final form. This version contains steamed cauliflower which was then coarsely chopped […]
Chicory is a challenging green to work with in the […]
Sautéed watercress, with crispy fried breadcrumbs Fried breadcrumbs are a […]
I love Asian chicken and rice dishes, from congee, to Hainanese chicken rice, to bái qie ji. You can imagine my delight when I came across this recipe for arroz […]
Brussel sprouts, with slivered almonds and pecorino cheese
“Fusion” spinach salad. Spinach, rocambole garlic and chanterelles, sautéed in French butter, served over cow’s milk ricotta cheese with toasted nori and ebi furikake. Nori is a type of seaweed […]
Spaghetti with sweet peppers, anchovy and mint
It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Just two photographs, taken this afternoon at Union Square Greenmarket. Pumpkins Apples from upstate New York Autumn is in full swing here in New […]
Bái qie ji (Chinese white-cut chicken) with Hainanese chicken rice Click here to view a large-size version of this picture. It looks like a bowl of chicken and rice. Looks […]
Pasta with cow’s milk ricotta cheese, plum tomato, extra-virgin olive oil and mint There’s a luscious creaminess that only fresh ricotta cheese can provide. Sweet, ripe tomato, chopped mint and […]
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.