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Easter Brussel Sprouts

April 20, 2013


Paris food posts coming soon! I’m still dreaming in cafe au laits, croissants, and escargot (in that order). But meanwhile, there are a few recipes from earlier this month that I can’t bypass… This Brussel sprouts recipe is pretty neatly adapted from Food and Wine, one of my favorite sources of regular inspiration (and at […]

So I finally made the yorkshire pudding

December 28, 2012


Considering that I adore this Christmas dish, and every part of my (English?) heritage* drools after it as soon as the Christmas breakfast coma has worn off…It’s interesting that I have probably made it only once in my life. There are always a handful of eager and talented Ryland cooks ready to jump in and […]

Summer Cauliflower Salad

July 26, 2012


This simple summer salad is perfect for picnicing. We enjoyed ours in Prospect Park with the sounds of the NYC Philharmonic wafting through the field behind us. Ah, summer. Preheat oven to 425. 1 head cauliflower Juice of half lemon few cubes of butter (total 2 tbsp) dash of curry powder dash of paprika bunch […]

Summer Grillin’

July 3, 2012


I have a longing for grilled food that is excessively heightened by the fact that we do not have our own grill, nor do we really have access to one…short of lodging one in the corner of the fire escape (illegal) I’m stuck. I always laugh when I see folk dragging bbqs across the road […]

Springtime Peas

April 23, 2012


Check out this great collection of photos and recipes involving peas, from Food and Wine. I’m especially interested in the “Baby Peas with Crispy Leeks and Bacon“… and Pea, Asparagus and Bacon Risotto (pictured below).

Blistering Green Beans

September 22, 2011


For those of you who are Captain Haddock fans out there…this recipe was truly handfuls (not billions) of blue (green) blistering barnacles (cough) greenbeans. Well, something like that. Adapted from another adaption of Christie’s Corner 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 Tablespoons fresh ginger, grated 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tablespoons peanut oil (or another oil […]