Caviar is the ultimate badge of conspicuous consumption. And, for most of us, the lovely presentation of this food is so far removed from the fish from which it comes that I was utterly captivated when I began to look into its history and the current state of the caviar economy.
In my …click to continue American Caviar
The last time I made little pancakes on which to place bites of smoked salmon, I read a comment elsewhere by an irate Russian about the ABSOLUTE FACT that a tiny pancake is not blini unless it is made out of buckwheat. So I called mine little pancakes. Easy fix. I don’t …click to continue Buckwheat Blini
Texas Caviar is well known around here (here being Texas). I know that sounds silly, but when I mentioned on PIE’s facebook page that I was whipping up Texas Caviar, my new PIE friend Jeannie Miller kindly pointed out that if you are from Washington, this is not so obvious. And it is slightly …click to continue Texas Caviar