One of the signs that spring is really here is when I see French breakfast radishes at our farmers’ markets. Originally introduced as a heirloom radish in the late 19th […]
When I first went to Bouley, the TriBeCa restaurant headed by David Bouley back in the mid-2000s, I was introduced to what was to me, the strange combination of vanilla, […]
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 […]
Back in the day when this food blog was just a regular old blog and I hadn’t found my “voice”, I guess you could call it, I posted a favorite […]
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, […]
Lamb’s quarters, also better known as pigweed, is a lovely spring green that when cooked has a flavor reminiscent of spinach. For tonight’s appetizer course, it’s paired with chopped Campari […]
Credit for tonight’s dinner goes to Homer of Homer’s World. Homer doesn’t know it but when I started regular foodblogging in 2008, I decided to really become attuned to what […]
Garlic scapes Heirloom radishes Strawberries Sugar snap peas and cherries More cherries Have a great weekend, folks.
It’s “cleanout the fridge week” at Chez Spamwise… Gnocchi with wild mushrooms, ramps, lamb’s quarters and puntarelle Warm radish and asparagus salad with mint vinaigrette Gnocchi closeup Click here and […]
The Spamwise Chronicles turns four next July. In blog years, that’s an eternity. If you’ve been a reader or a commenter, thank you from the bottom of my heart for […]
Only three pictures today but they epitomize the transition to summer. Strawberries Heirloom tomatoes Radishes Have a great weekend, folks.
It’s high Indian summer here in New York City. So hard to believe that heirloom tomatoes are still on offer. The days grow increasingly shorter; time to take advantage while […]