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 […]
I have a confession to make. I am one of those people who adores ramps. I go crazy over them when they appear. Their presence at the market says that […]
Have you ever come home from work late at night, looked in your refrigerator, and seen that you don’t have much to work with? If you’re like me, that produces […]
Roasted Baby Carrots, Burrata, Watercress, Pistachio This combination is fantastic with beets or parsnips instead of or in addition to the carrots. I love the contrast of sweet (from the […]
Cream of Cauliflower Soup, with Brioche Croutons Roasted Beet Salad, with Watercress, Fennel and Chestnuts Dry-Fried Parsnips, with Lime, Coconut and Dates None of the three dishes above have recipes, […]
Truffles are little morsels of pure, unadulterated love. Their flavors […]
One of the discussion groups I participate in on Facebook currently revolves around the topic of food resolutions for 2014. One person has said she would like to try a […]
When I was younger, I grew up hating garlic, most vegetables and spicy food. I was to my mother’s chagrin, a picky eater. It’s interesting how the adult version of […]
This weekend was a first, in that I had vegan for dinner on both nights. While I’m not a vegetarian or a vegan, I have been trending towards eating less […]
Potato Gnocchi, with Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, Unsalted Butter and Black Truffles
In a way, my search for edible hummus is a story about this blog. When I first began blogging, I didn’t know what I wanted to talk about. At first, […]
If a picture can say a thousand words, imagine what a handful of pictures can do. Here’s to a more delicious future. Happy holidays, everybody.
Here are some pix from meals from the past couple of weeks. Enjoy.
Potato Gnocchi, with Chanterelles, Corn and Sungold Cherry Tomatoes Potato Gnocchi, with French Butter and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Ricotta Gnocchi Sheep’s Milk Ricotta Gnocchi, with Greenmarket Spinach, Cremini Mushrooms and Baby […]
We’ve had lots of crazy weather in New York City lately. There was a brief spell with highs in the mid-40s for a week or so, then a kind of […]
Stufato di Verdure Essentially, this is an everything-but-the-kitchen sink vegetable stew. The version pictured contains: onion, celery, green beans, wax beans, heirloom tomatoes, plum tomatoes, heirloom garlic, green chard, sea […]