soft scented spinach

soft, scented spinach (and rice)

I can vouch for its gentleness on an upset stomach and it's ability to fortify, but I hope you simply enjoy this in good health.

autumn tart

It's just like leaves drifted right down from the from the trees and settled onto your tart! If dead leaves tasted like crisped chard and oyster mushrooms.
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.


This is a Lebanese bread salad, really, but there are two things that set it apart from similar salads...

so much pesto

I've lost any pesto inhibitions, if I ever had any. Since a traditional pesto is basil leaves, pounded or pureed with a little garlic, pine nuts, some grated ...