All posts filed under: Appetizers

Melon Salad with Ricotta Salata. Golden Cherry Tomato. Strawberry Confit. Purple Basil. Cashew. Cayenne

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Appetizers / Fruit / Gluten Free / Salad / Savory / Summer / Sweet

“Inevitably our words convey mere fragments of the reality on which our experience fed——then at least with a shadow of what in the depths of our soul we know to be untranslatable: the pure emotion of an encounter, the wonder of a discovery, that fleeting moment of silence before the word is produced that will remain in the memory like the traces of a dream that time will never completely erase.” —José Saramago    

Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi : Stewed Black Grapes. Scarlet Turnip Shavings. Goat Gouda Cheese and Greens

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Appetizers / Fruit / Pasta / Risotto / Salad / Savory

  It’s just another day around these parts lately. Low moods, transition, awkward mind, an accumulation of nameless energies really. My attempts with most things around me seem a little lost at the moment, so it’s just different coming to this space carrying on like everything is great, when they just don’t feel to be some days. But that’s the way it will be in life, and that is okay. We transition. We accept, we grow, […]

Octopus Salad : Roasted Tomato. Potato. Red Onion. Celery. Garlic. Sea Salt Capers. Lemon. Chili Oil

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Appetizers / Gluten Free / Salad / Savory / Seafood

  Just a week ago at around 11:30 on a Wednesday night, I started thinking about Octopus. My idea for my next post and recipe was so engrossing, and the urge to set out for some cute little suction cups was setting in with a power. So the next day I made it happen. I found myself in 66 degree weather, my mood was electric, with good reason don’t you think? :) And this day […]

Setting the Tone : Gruyere Steeped Celery Root and Pumpernickel Rye Toasts

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Appetizers / Savory / Soup

  I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how food resonates with us. What is the good? What is the beautiful? And I’ve considered it in this light, “To each his own special talent” Being able to show and talk about yourself to others can be a struggle at times, no? As it is a quality of ours to want to share, it’s just difficult actually getting to it or typing something out, especially when you’re […]

Finding a Way Through Crisp Air and Citrus

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Appetizers / Dessert / Gluten Free / Sorbet / Sweet

  D. and I just came home from a very successful weekend trip with friends, but I couldn’t stop thinking about what I had waiting for me in the freeze. We are enjoying what’s left of this delicious sorbet, as we cool down in our little sauna here. There’s a very dry hot heat inside our space unlike the freezing world it is outside. And it is so not forgiving. Controlled heat pipes paired with […]