Baked eggs, asparagus salad Braised lettuce, with shallots, mushrooms and peas Gold cippolini onions, shoulder bacon, sherry vinaigrette Broccoli rabe, with chickpeas and heirloom beans One-egg omelette with ramps Butter-braised celery and Japanese turnips Carrot and cippolini onion confit Pearl barley “biryani” Asparagus, with pistachios, coconut and Indian spices Insalata di funghi (mushroom salad) “Potatoes and turnips” One-egg Parisian omelette with asparagus and caviar Spring greens, shoulder bacon Spaghetti con spinaci e ricotta (Spaghetti with spinach and ricotta cheese) Asparagus, […]
Categories: American cuisine, cooking, eGullet, food, food photography, French food, Gluten-Free, Indian food, Italian food, New York City, spring, Union Square Greenmarket, vegan, vegetarian • Tags: asparagus, breakfast, dinner, eGullet, food photography, gluten-free, lunch, spring, vegan, vegetarian
Three more weeks until the summer solstice, wherein we’ll celebrate the longest day of the year. Carpe diem, for there’s no time like the present to revel in spring before we bid the season farewell. Kale
Categories: food, food photography, New York City, spring, summer, Union Square Greenmarket • Tags: apples, asparagus, farmers' markets, food photography, heirloom tomatoes, potatoes, ramps, spring, strawberries, summer, Union Square Greenmarket
Before I get to today’s post, you may have noticed that the title of this food blog changed from “The Spamwise Chronicles” to “Simple Kitchen Seasons”. As I explain on my ‘About’ page, this blog began life as an LGBT blog that had posts about all sorts of things, such as U.S. Supreme Court cases, the travails of the second Bush administration and the 2008 American presidential election. There were, probably not as often as I would have liked, occasional […]
Asparagus salad, polenta cake, wild turkey egg Virtually everything that you see here except for the olive oil in the dressing came from Union Square Greenmarket, in New York City. An example of “seasonal and local” at its finest.
If you’ve been following this food blog for a while, you may have noticed that there’s an inordinate amount of pasta dishes that appears throughout this blog. That’s because it’s a relatively inexpensive and effortless way of quickly throwing together a satisfying and filling meal. What’s all the more remarkable is that I rarely resort to the standard routine of dried pasta, jarred sauce and grated cheese. No, instead, what you’ll find is an astonishing and varied range, from the […]
Categories: cooking, food, food photography, Italian food, Presto Pasta Nights, recipe, spring, vegetarian • Tags: asparagus, dinner, food photography, garlic, lobster, pasta, Presto Pasta Nights, samphire, vegetarian
Spring vegetables, poached wild turkey egg The vegetables consist of asparagus, morel mushrooms and French breakfast radishes. The morels were sautéed in unsalted butter; the asparagus and radishes were briefly simmered and blanched, then combined with the morels. Sea salt, sage, chives and black pepper to finish, with freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese on top. Time: About 15 minutes, including prep.