If I lived on higher terrain, it would actually be sunny…. but closer to sea level the fog has been stubbornly socked in for days now. It’s starting to feel like living on the ‘Blade Runner’ film set. So I’m outta here….. Hawaii. The big island. Sea, surf, sun, swim. Sip and nosh. See you [...]
Posts from ‘January, 2009’
Dee Gilmore’s slow-roasted (Katahdin) lamb shoulder.
Just as with produce, knowing where your meat, eggs and poultry come from helps to bridge the gap that so often exists between producer and consumer. My visit to A.C. Gilmore Farm this past September provided a wonderful opportunity not only to connect with a producer, but also to experience [...]
Twangy Egg Salad served on spelt toast.
Egg salad gets a bad rap. Perhaps it suffers an unfortunate hangover from elementary school days….. a time when an egg salad sandwich packed in one’s lunch box led to a wafting sulphur like odour and the inevitable fart jokes that followed. For most 5-12 year olds (and many [...]
Some of you may have noticed that, lately, I’ve been somewhat apron obsessed. Yesterday I submitted to jury an ‘apron art piece’. ‘Strings Attached‘ is a “mixed media exhibition on the theme of aprons” to be mounted on February 24-March 16, 2009 at the Ferry Building Gallery in West Vancouver. Mediums accepted include painting, drawing, [...]
It is extremely rare that I prepare a recipe to the letter. Usually it serves more as an inspiration, a starting point. But two days ago I made an exception. This recipe is simply perfect as is. The only modifications I made were to (1)- double the cauliflower quantity and (2)- omit the jalapeno, [...]