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Potage Crécy

It seems I’ve been wrong all this time. I’ve always called this “potage de crécy”, but I’ve recently found out that shouldn’t be the case. According to a friend on […]
Potage Crécy

A Lion and Its Bite

For those of you who are newly subscribed to The Spamwise Chronicles, back in January I embarked on a year-long experiment in cooking seasonally, using ingredients primarily sourced from Union […]

Salade Parisienne, with Sauce Moutarde

Salade parisienne is a variable “salade composée”, what is known in American cuisine as a “chef’s salad” or “composed salad”. The ingredients are seasonal and can vary, depending on what […]

Sunday Snapshot

Right: Oven-braised winter vegetables Left: Tatsoi salad, with hazelnut vinaigrette This is a lovely appetizer that presents a study in contrasts. Winter root vegetables are slowly transformed by an oven […]

Saturday Market Gallery

I am so lucky to live in a city with a farmer’s market that’s open four days out of the week, 52 weeks a year. You might think that a […]

Saturday Market Gallery

I think vegetables have an inherent beauty that most people usually don’t see, because it’s not something that they’re attuned to. Hopefully when you look at some of these pictures, […]