Category Archive: eating in

Garden fresh

Garden fresh

When I was a kid my Dad created a highly productive vegetable garden. It was beautiful, but, sadly, we thought it was so mundane that …

 

Defiance II

Defiance II

Another day, another plant in full defiance mode. This morning I found this daikon had decided to resist the inevitable and blast forth with these …

 

Sunday brunch

Sunday brunch

We used to have pancakes for Sunday brunch fairly regularly in our household. This hasn’t been the case for quite some time. This morning when I …

 

Coffee mornings

Coffee mornings

Oh, Saturday morning. Isn’t today the big day? Big plans, plenty to do? Action packed places to go, people to see? After a very solid …

 

Pizza time

Pizza time

End of the day, end of the week, it’s pizza time. We come home from work, and in our kitchen laboratory we create food together. …

 

Better than gold

Better than gold

Fresh new potatoes lovingly dug from my father-in-law’s garden. Fresh mint from our garden. Rinsed in beautiful (and bountiful) sparkling tap water. Gently simmered in …

 

Change of plans

Change of plans

Work is love made visible. Khalil Gibran “I’ve got chicken pox!!!!!” announced my 15 year old nephew, Stefan, on his Facebook status. As I read these words …

 

355 – The Power of Tea

355 – The Power of Tea

Wrinkles are the tattoos we wear made with ink mixed from blood and charcoal made from the tree of life. How often in life do you …

 

346 – Dessert Island

346 – Dessert Island

I prefer to regard a dessert as I would imagine the perfect woman: subtle, a little bittersweet, not blowsy and extrovert. Delicately made …

 

339 – Micro jewels

339 – Micro jewels

All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster’s autobiography. — Federico Fellini I find the micro jewels exposed when I cut open fruit and vegetables …