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Stuff that hasn’t found a home yet in the great filing cabinet in the sky.

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.

Saturday Snapshots

Scrambled eggs, with crème fraiche, lobster and lobster roe Click here and here to view high-resolution versions of these pictures. This was made using the double boiler method (which I […]

Shrimp and Greens

The inspiration for tonight’s dinner comes from Landmarc, a restaurant located in the TriBeCa district of Manhattan that features contemporary French bistro cuisine with Italian influences. Opened in 2004, Landmarc […]

Summer Vegetable Tian

A tian is a type of gratin that traditionally does not have a bread crumb or cheese topping. A tian can also refer to a shallow earthenware casserole. Originally from […]

Sunday Snapshot

Ricotta cheese omelette, with fried LaRatte potatoes and heirloom tomatoes Click here to view a high-resolution version of this picture.

Fish Dinner

If you’ve never had slow-roasted tomatoes, you’ve been missing out. It’s one of summer’s greatest pleasures, alongside homemade ice cream, hamburgers on the grill or ice-cold watermelon. It is, understandably, […]

Okra, Shrimp and Tomato Curry

Okra is an annual flowering plant in the mallow family. It is valued for its edible green seed pods. Originating in Africa, the plant is cultivated in tropical, subtropical and […]

Garlic Shrimp

In Spain, gambas al ajillo is a popular tapas offering, one that you almost never hear about Stateside. After all, it’s just garlic, shrimp, parsley and olive oil. It’s so […]

Dry-Fried Green Beans and Potatoes

Freshly picked beans, warm from the sun. What could be better? Here, green beans and potatoes are gently fried in spice-infused ghee (clarified butter). Shredded coconut and lemon juice are […]