oxtail stew

I grew up eating oxtail which is a fatty, silky meat cooked on the bone, and which produces a luscious, slightly gelatinous sauce or broth. It's fantastic in soups and curries.


It's a demure-looking bowl, but my posole is punchy.
parsnip pecorino soup LS

parsnip pecorino soup

One December day in New York, on the first really snowy day of that winter, I went to M. Wells Dinette at MoMA PS1. It was cold enough outside that I passed...
spring bundles in leek broth

spring bundles in leek broth

If you're as bitter as me about the state of affairs this month I suggest you try these bright green, sweet, decidedly optimistic bundles in a broth of leeks--which for sure are shivering but present at the market.

go-to meal: late-summer stew

Couldn't be bothered + didn't want to clean + ran out of time + mixed with late-summer vegetables = my latest go-to meal.
chicken soup and rice

first taste: soup and rice

Thank you, Maurice Sendak, for inspiring irreverent, honest, wildness in all of us. My small homage can't begin to express your influence.

grilled onigiri in a green tea broth

(Ochazuke with Yaki-Onigiri) If you've never eaten plum onigiri in ochazuke this might seem like an odd grouping of flavours. And words. Some ingredients...