Now that we’re in the throes of spring here in New York City, let’s talk about greens. I adore greens of all kinds, whether they’re arugula, broccoli rabe or chickweed, […]
This week I have the honor and the pleasure of hosting Presto Pasta Nights #266, a weekly foodblog event organized by Ruth of Once Upon A Feast. This is my […]
Poached wild turkey egg, with cumin-spiced potatoes, spinach and heirloom tomatoes
Before I get to the subject of today’s post, I want to talk a little about one of my pet peeves that keeps occurring with some regularity, especially now that […]
The addition of one teaspoon freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese to a basic vinaigrette (two tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, the juice of half a lemon, a small pinch each of salt […]
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 […]
The taste of early spring spinach often reminds me of the description of rapunzel in the fairy tale of the same name. Tender leaves of a fantastically GREEN vegetable that […]
30 days from now is the spring solstice. That’s what I tell myself deep down to maintain my sanity, even as I yearn for the first breath of spring.
Arugula and Bordeaux spinach salad, with fried farm egg and homemade salt-and-vinegar potato chips Bordeaux spinach is an heirloom variety of spinach that’s sweeter and more tender than regular spinach. […]
“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 […]
Only 3 weeks till the summer solstice. Lots of great stuff available at the farmer’s market this past weekend …
Poached farm egg over pan-fried potatoes, tomatoes and spinach with Indian spices Click here for a high-resolution version of this picture.