Monthly Archives: May 2011

Empanada de Pollo

  A picture from here, looking over there. Queens to Mid-town, shrouded in rain clouds.  A picture of a chicken empanada (from La Nueva bakery), something to be eaten on a rainy day, under a cloudy sky. Preferably accompanied by … Continue reading

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Day 19: Ramekins

Day# 19. There are 11 days remaining in this month’s daily blog post challenge. So far, so good. The Indian mangoes are still not quite ripe enough to eat (I’m hoping for tomorrow), so no fruit follow up today. Instead, here … Continue reading

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Fruitopia: Part II, Eating Fruit

  Nom nom nom. So, even though the mangoes from yesterday are still not ripe enough to eat, there was a feastlette of lychees and cactus pears – one that involved lots of pink puddles of juice and juicy bits … Continue reading

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Fruitopia: Part I, Finding Fruit

I read a quote somewhere earlier today that said, and I’m very roughly paraphrasing here, ‘I only eat local meat, except when it comes to food offered at street carts, in which case I’ll eat it all’, or something similar. … Continue reading

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Food Within

Restaurant exteriors

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A Vegetable Stand

A vegetable stand in my neighborhood. Sometimes it is very difficult to see things that you look at every day. Sometimes you look at things every day but do not really see them.

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More Thinking about Photos. And Food.

 I just finished the final day of the 3-day food and photography workshop (which I wrote about here) taught by Penny De Los Santos through  Creative Live. That’s her above, as seen in a photo I made through my computer screen via a … Continue reading

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Dumplings as Pillows

I’ve just completed Day Two (with one more to go) of the Food Photography Workshop with Penny De Los Santos that I’ve been watching online. Amazing how something that is seemingly a passive activity can be so tiring. Today was … Continue reading

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Thinking about Photographs. And Markets. And Cabbages.

 I just completed Day One of a 3-day internet workshop on food photography being taught by Penny de Los Santos, a photographer who is a contributor to National Geographic and Saveur, among other publications. It was a wonderful workshop (I stayed … Continue reading

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lettuce

 Leaf by leaf, salad and sun.

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