My mushroom stuffing is a simple balance of three flavors.
When I walked out the back door of my parents house I saw this interesting scene. Walking over to my house across the shared driveway, I turned on the light in front of the garage and saw a second interesting scene. Just wanted to share this moment of light magic with you.
Another cold day on the Archipelago. The mercury barely creep into the fifties. The weather must be sheltering in place too, somewhere around the last week of march. This chill brought to mind the poems I had written about winter and autumn, back when poetry had occupied me as much as cooking. My mind settledContinue reading “Poem For A Chilly Evening”
“Even with all the thinking I do about food, transitions between comfortable flavor combinations is slow and gradual for me. Must be my Roman Catholic upbringing.”
This is a beautiful binder of first day covers issued in 1978. This binder is packed with European stamps commemorating historic land marks. All of the covers are from the Franklin Mint. Beautiful covers, beautiful stamps, beautiful post marks. I hope you enjoyed this philatelic moment from my collection. Happy Collecting !
A cold spring day in the archipelago requires something warm to eat.
This is a post to officially announce the launch of my Culinary Language Project. The purpose of this is to create a pictogram based language to describe the flavor of food with out the use of words. Why a universal language to describe food? Writing menu descriptions has always been a challenge for me. WhenContinue reading “Culinary Language Project”
Working in my office this morning I smelled the aroma of spinach and vegetables sauteed in olive oil. I knew it was my daughter down in the kitchen, making herself lunch for work. She must have been in a hurry. By the time I went downstairs to say good bye she was gone. I wouldContinue reading “Ghost Chef”
I wanted to make something simple with figs. I had been thinking about Calamara figs from the sun-drenched orchards along the Aegean Sea. Those rings of light brown, wrinkled fruit, tied together with twine had appeared one day in the produce aisle. They had been haunting me ever since. When I came back the nextContinue reading “Figs and Brie”
‘…legendary designer and engraver Jose Luis Lopez Sanchez-Toda’