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From Venice With Love

This dish is characteristic of the cuisine of Venice and was adapted from Mario Batali‘s Simple Italian Food. The original uses bigoli, a type of spaghetti-like pasta with a hole […]

Dinner, 31 October 2007

Conchiglie with broccoli, anchovies and red pepper 1 clove garlic, chopped 2 anchovy fillets olive oil red pepper flakes broccoli cooked pasta grated pecorino chopped Italian parsley Cook pasta and […]

Indian Summer

Some pix from the greenmarket this weekend: Miniature Japanese black eggplants the size of a palm.   * * *   It’s simply amazing that heirloom tomatoes are still available […]


Congee, garnished with broiled skinless boneless chicken breast, shredded pickled ginger, chopped scallions, sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger vinegar and minced heirloom chiles. For the ginger vinegar: shred 3 tablespoons […]

Tomatoes and Eggs

Tonight’s dinner: Tomatoes and Eggs 1/2 lb. baby brussel sprouts, trimmed and par-boiled in salted water for 3-4 minutes, then blanched in ice water 2 Spanish red onions, thinly sliced […]

Dinner in Ten Minutes (or less)

Tonight’s dinner hails from Calabria, a province in southern Italy known for its seafood specialties. Serve this with a salad and a glass of red wine and you’re set. Don’t […]

Dinner, 22 October 2007

Fusilli with roasted potatoes, peppers and Vidalia onion The idea of potatoes combined with pasta might seem a little strange to most people. This was inspired by pizzoccheri, a dish […]


Previous dinners at Hearth can be seen here and here. Big Eye tuna, capers, pickled mushrooms, vitello tonnato sauce. 2002 I Clivi, Galea, Friuli, Italy Seared hamachi, black radish, celery, […]

Dinner, 16 October 2007

Pan-seared lamb merguez sausage, orange and Vidalia onion salsa, sucrine salad, roasted fingerling potatoes and baby bell peppers Orange and Vidalia Onion Salsa oranges [tangelo, mandarin or other seedless orange […]