The Food, Imagined – Sprouts, Bacon, Radicchio, and Goats’ Cheese

The temperatures have plunged below zero, and the days are now dark. I mean it – it is 3pm and the sun has already set.  We barely get 6 hours of daylight now, and it is going to get to less than that before the Winter Solstice. I’m not complaining, mind you – this is the weather to celebrate, to light candles, and to eat … Continue reading The Food, Imagined – Sprouts, Bacon, Radicchio, and Goats’ Cheese

My Guest Post at Ping’s Pickings – Topinambour and Mushroom Salad

Earlier this week, I’ve done a guest post at the blog of the Illustrious Ping, queen of making tiny gorgeous fiddly things that I stare at with envy.  Often.  So of course I was terribly excited when she invited me to write a guest post, and put up one of my recent and very successful (according to T) recipes, a salad of topinambours and mushrooms … Continue reading My Guest Post at Ping’s Pickings – Topinambour and Mushroom Salad

Avocado!

Finally! Yesterday, upon walking into a supermarket, I came face-to-vegetable with the fact that avocadoes are in season again! Said fact is a cause for much celebration for me, as miserable, small, hard-as-rock or gone-rotten-mushy avocadoes have plagued the supermarkets for a few months now, until this reprieve.  I have immediatelly stuffed three huge avocadoes into a bag and resolutely dragged them to the checkout.  … Continue reading Avocado!