"Flat Fish": Cold Smoked Toro, Osetra Caviar, Crème Fraîche and Spring Onion at The Restaurant at Meadowood
Aloo Gobhi - Spiced cauliflower and potatoes - North Indian style dry saute dish
Candidate Cookies from Max and Benny's in Northbrook,
Curried Sweet potato, Ginger, & Coconut Bisque. Sweet potatoes never tasted so good!
A cloud-like vanilla souffle with an infusion of creme anglaise is worth ordering at the beginning of the meal.
One of the best ways to boost chow is to top it with an egg.
Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bistro turns 10!
San Francisco has one tried and true old school Pizzeria - Tommaso's in North Beach
Cubano Italiano integrates Boccalone's Prosciutto Cotto in this delicious Cuban sandwich
Laab. Northern Thai magical salad that is full of hot, sour, salty and umami flavors, balanced by the essential oils of mint, lemongrass and kaffir.
With today's economy, they should rename the Po' Boy since only a rich boy can afford them.
Could food from a trailer make you think you were at a white tablecloth restaurant?
Two new cupcake bakeries _ one with a huge line, the other with no one in line. Guess which one these cupcakes came from.
Almond and Orange Blossom Cake
Several varieties of new crop apples now available at the Pike Place Market, with many more to come in the weeks ahead. Let's bake Apple and Cranberry Deep Dish Pie with Toasted Walnut Streusel!
From North Africa to Alaska: Roasted Chermoula Wild Alaskan Salmon
Spicy Moroccan zucchini made possible by Dulcet Cuisine Madras Curry spice mix. Love it!
Cannellini vs. Great Northern vs. Navy beans
MOROCCAN CHAROSET TRUFFLES - Based on a recipe by Joan Nathan.
We passed on Slow Food Nation, spending the weekend celebrating the bounty of the Bay Area's foodshed in other ways.
paneer cubes are simmered lightly with a rich buttery onion-tomato sauce and spices,flavored with pleasantly bitter dry fenugreek leaves and further enriched with cashew nut paste.
Harissa and Mint Yellow Squash Fritters.
Crisp edges and a tender belly bursting with blackberries make for a scone that I want to ensconce.
Saskatoon Berry Cheesecake Ice Cream
The NYT Magazine did a piece on the abundance of blueberries at this time of year followed with several recipes. I made the North Haven Wild-Blueberry Tart yesterday and it was fantastic
Slow Cooked Barbecued Pulled Pork Sandwiches with North Carolina Style Vinegar Sauce and Coleslaw
Award winning tradition in Hobees, California. Thank you to their Blueberry Coffee Cake.
Noe Valley Bakery's Famous Fig Bread. Served with a ripe Cambozola and Strawberries from the Farmers Market; a match made in Food Heaven.