Monthly Archives: May 2011

Salmon Pink

It is incredibly hot here at the moment, has been for days now. While I was in yoga class earlier this evening, standing on one leg concentrating on not concentrating on the fact that my left toe was slipping out … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Notes from a stroll through downtown Manhattan on a warm, holiday afternoon when the city was mostly cleared out and tranquil. It was a stroll that included a banh mi sandwich from Saigon Bakery. Happy Memorial Day.

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rhubarb compote

Rhubarb, the vegetable we treat as a fruit. I saw some today at the farmer’s market for the first time this year and instantly decided to make a compote. Earthy, sour, sweet – it’s difficult to describe the flavor of … Continue reading

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Perfect day…

…or very nearly. Air, sky, sun and wind all conspired to create near perfection here today. Not that I want to gloat (and I sincerely hope there are not severe storms occurring elsewhere as I write this). On a walk … Continue reading

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Banana Cream Pie at M.Wells

Let’s just say I never intended to have banana cream pie for lunch. I was on the subway headed to my studio in the late afternoon today when I realized I was hungry, that I hadn’t had lunch. On a … Continue reading

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Day 25

There are five days remaining in May, after today. Phew. I don’t have many words today, but here are a couple of little pictures of two of my favorite things: a boiled egg sitting in an egg cup and a … Continue reading

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Duck Soup

 I am of the definite opinion that chicken soup made with a chicken that has already been roasted is infinitely more tasty than one made with an uncooked chicken. It has richer, deeper flavors. Plus, it’s a 2-for-1 deal – … Continue reading

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Red

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Fructus & Herba

            Orange and green  – eat your colours!

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Fruitopia: Part III, Mango

The mangoes finally ripened – (well, perhaps they even over-ripened a wee bit). In the process of documenting them – with the sole purpose of following up on the fruit thread I began earlier in the week – I discovered the seemingly … Continue reading

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