Author Archives: sonya

smashed toast

  A favorite repast – smashed avocado on rye toast with arugula leaves on top. Two tones of green, two kinds of taste – buttery rich and sharp crisp.   Advertisements

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salad

           A small bowl of cool romaine and radicchio leaves with a little bit of crumbled feta on a sweltering afternoon.

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make/see/do

Trying to come up with a snazzy way to fix these fruits into something fanciful. The rhubarb was a surprise in this week’s CSA delivery. The currants and gooseberries were impulse purchases at the farmers’ market. Any recipe suggestions out … Continue reading

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bowl of cherries

At a lovely summer cocktail party in a light-filled apartment overlooking the river (it felt like being in a colourful aerie, each room being filled with fanciful plumage), there was this bowl of cherries.

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Other Peoples’ Lunch

I’ve been considering for some time the idea of doing a series about other peoples’ lunch – mainly people I am working with. I am always often interested in seeing and learning about the food that people bring to work … Continue reading

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Mom’s Chicken Soup

  My mother’s chicken soup, seen as wallpaper. Good enough to eat all six bowls. And to honor a request she made, below is a photo of the previously mentioned gold dust.    

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Scallop Lunch

    Lunch on the fly – I sauteed the scallops in a fry pan with a little oil and butter this morning, added some dried herbs de Provence and a sprinkle of vinegar and laid them over a pile … Continue reading

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Royal Tomato

    Sitting pretty.

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Sunday

Lunch on a summer Sunday spent working.

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Queens Ice

      Just about all I can muster on a day like today in Hot Town is a tall glass filled with liquid and ice.

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