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Eat Your Vegetables

When I was growing up, I hated vegetables with a passion, or for that matter, anything that was garlicky, spicy or remotely unfamiliar. Fast forward thirty years and it’s like […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pasta Primavera

Pasta primavera is a dish of Italian-American origin that usually consists of pasta and fresh vegetables. Occasionally, meat may be added such as chicken or shrimp, but the focus of […]

Sunday Snapshot

Tagliatelle with wild mushrooms, leeks and cream The one thing that could make this better would be some ramps.

Winter Vegetable and Watercress Salad

Watercress is a fast-growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plant native from Europe to central Asia, and one of the oldest known leaf vegetables consumed by human beings. These plants are […]

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.

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 […]

Pasta Primavera

Pasta with roasted asparagus, shiitake mushrooms, cow’s milk ricotta cheese and soft-cooked egg Click here to view a large-size version of this picture. As I mention on Facebook, this is […]

Sunday Snapshot

Roasted heirloom potatoes, cauliflower and shiitake mushrooms, paired with soft-cooked farm egg and pan de tomate Click here to view a large-size version of this picture. Pan de tomate (Spanish […]

French Breakfast

Baked eggs are a simple, yet elegant dish that’s perfect for a wintry morning like today. Serve with plenty of buttered toast and a cup of café au lait. Oeufs […]