Truly excellent tomatoes are a rare thing, indeed. Your average grocery store tomato is a sad ghost of a proud garden tomato. I have had several tomato encounters that have stopped me in my place, elicited a moan of joy and understanding, and bonded me to the pursuit of great tomatoes. That’s not to …click to continue Insalata Caprese with Coppa
Figs. May I please see a show of hands as to who, other than myself, has very little exposure to figs outside of Newtons.
Until I made this tasty little appi, I’m not at all confident that I could say that I have actually ever eaten a fig. And, that is kind of embarrassing. …click to continue Roasted Figs, Salami, and Stilton
Something about all the baking I’ve been doing lately made me have a green attack today. I had a deep and abiding need to eat as much greenery as possible. A few days ago I saw an amazing salad on the edible mosaic blog. It was of the layered sort except it was …click to continue Spring Green Salad