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    salad

    Puntarelle alla Romana

    This winter is all about bitters, citrus and rhubarb for me. It's also special because I encountered my my first ever puntarelle. …

    March 5, 2015
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    dinner

    Potato Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

    I joined a cookbook club in London yesterday. A lovely little informal group where everyone brings a book they’ve read and a little something to eat. I made my vanilla brown butter madeleines and…

    February 6, 2015
  • market-lunch

    Market Lunch: Jerusalem Artichoke Salad

    Jerusalem artichokes are one of my favourite root vegetables. These knobby roots are sweet, earthy  and taste like honey when roasted. I first spotted them when I moved to France. I asked a friend…

    January 20, 2015
  • dinner

    Pistachio and Pecorino Pesto

    I’d forgotten just how much I love this roughly chopped up “pesto” made with fresh parsley, pungent garlic, toasted pistachios and a good, salty pecorino. All of this is brought together by a grassy…

    September 8, 2014
  • dinner FRANCE Paris

    Moules en Papillote

    Many months ago, I was a stagiaire at a fantastic little restaurant in Paris. The food was classical,  and the kitchen packed with copper ware. I helped on the line with the appetizers and desserts …

    July 11, 2014
  • market-lunch

    Corn Pancakes

    Last week, I was overjoyed at the sight of fresh corn on the cob at the markets in Paris. I promptly stocked up on both white and yellow corn and ate them in the…

    August 26, 2013
  • breakfast market-lunch

    Apricot and Rosemary Tartines

    When I told you about the incredible flavour pairing that apricot and rosemary make last week, I couldn’t stop thinking about it. In the words of my classmate, “That was a party in the…

    July 7, 2013