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Salad Snapshot

I’m working on a post that talks about being “normal”. A little food for thought, maybe, especially this month when we celebrate what it means to be proud. In the […]
Salad Snapshot

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 […]

Vegetables for Dinner

Sunday vegetable plate Clockwise from left: Roasted root vegetables with black olive “persillade”; Spring greens with garlic, chiles and lemon Click here for a high-resolution version of this picture. Broccoli […]

Odds and Ends 1

Fettucine with summer tomato sauce Later in the season when tomatoes get more flavorful, I usually opt for an uncooked tomato sauce or a bread salad. This sauce is great […]