Tag Archives: NaBloPoMo

watermelon brain

    Walking past this sidewalk fruit display – with its catchy watermelon-red plastic bucket set up to catch the drips from the melting ice – served as a vivid reminder.          

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NYC Mayoral Candidates at Food Forum

I attended a Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in NYC tonight at The New School. It was a packed auditorium, with an overflow crowd watching a live feed in other rooms. Marion Nestle did a stellar job … Continue reading

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Street Food: sidewalk ice cream

  I am regularly intrigued by the sight of food on the sidewalk – whether dropped, fallen, thrown, broken, or blown, the general assumption is that the thing in question has accidentally wound up down there (unless it’s been intentionally … Continue reading

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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.  

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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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