Earlier entries

Mu Shu Pork; Indian Cumin Fried Rice with Spinach

Mu Shu Pork; Indian Cumin Fried Rice with Spinach

The calm recipe language for the Mu Shu Pork convinced me that I could handle Mandarin pancakes. Oh boy...
Almond Cake with Mixed Berries

Almond Cake with Mixed Berries

I've made an airy, sweet cake, highlighting the sister flavors of berries and rosewater. Creme fraiche is the perfect tangy accompaniment.
Ham Balls with Honey-Bourbon Sauce

Ham Balls with Honey-Bourbon Sauce

Sticky ham balls: boozy, sweet, filling.
Sweet Easter Bread

Sweet Easter Bread

Such satisfaction in the victory of puffy yeasted pillows, sweet and fresh.
Smoked Salmon and Creme Fraiche Tart with Cornmeal Millet Crust; Kohlrabi Salad

Smoked Salmon and Crème Fraiche Tart with Cornmeal Millet Crust; Kohlrabi Salad

A tart pan, raw millet, and smoked salmon: these are the reasons I did this.
Quinoa Balls with Cauliflower and Cheese; German Braised Red Cabbage

Quinoa Balls with Cauliflower and Cheese; German Braised Red Cabbage

We've been here before: quinoa, cauliflower. But rather than yawning, I was actually willing to grate the cauliflower.
Fruity Pork Skewers; Warm Green Beans and Lettuce in Anchovy Butter

Fruity Pork Skewers; Warm Green Beans and Lettuce in Anchovy Butter

Quick, fun, tasty. Run with these and you'll win.
Swiss Chard Calzone; Freekah Salad with Zucchini, Green Olives and Walnuts

Swiss Chard Calzone; Freekah Salad with Zucchini, Green Olives and Walnuts

Make friends and influence people with perfect calzones and a glorious grain salad.