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Sunday Snapshot

“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 […]

Wednesday Snapshot

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 […]

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, […]

Greenmarket Dinner

If there is a vegetable that epitomizes summer, it has to be corn. Plump, golden yellow kernels, provide an all-too-brief reminder of how short the season is. The best corn […]

Fish and Capers

Skates are cartilaginous fish belonging to the family Rajidae in the superorder Batoidea of rays. There are more than 200 described species in 27 genera. There are two subfamilies, Rajinae […]

Spanish Mackerel

Spanish mackerel escabèche, chickweed salad and black olive relish Click here to view a high-resolution version of this picture. According to Wikipedia, an escabèche refers to a dish common in […]

Fish Out of Water

Baked rainbow trout, with chopped tomatoes and parsley Trout, dusted with salt and pepper and drizzled with a bit of olive oil, sprinkled with chopped heirloom tomatoes, shallots and herbs […]

La Cuisine du Marché

With the exception of the shrimp and some pantry staples, every ingredient in tonight’s dinner was bought from local farmers’ markets. Even the white wine vinegar in the salad dressing. […]

Monkfish 1

One of the items from this weekend’s Greenmarket haul was 1 1/2 lbs. monkfish tail. Tomorrow (Monday) night’s dinner will use it in a different preparation. Or I could just […]

Seafood 4

Brodetto di pesce, topped with homemade anchovy-garlic croutons This dish is known by a variety of names, for example “Italian-style fish stew” or “cioppino”. The ingredients are some variation of […]