Tomato, Avocado and Cilantro Salsa

Tomato, Avocado and Cilantro Salsa

I did a TBT cookbook review of Nueva Salsa, a little book of perfected salsa recipes. Here’s an example using the most common trio: tomato, avocado, and cilantro. Plus, naturally, some red onion. But with some surprises, as you will see. I’m using the picture from...
Tomatillo, Cilantro, and Avocado Salsa

Tomatillo, Cilantro, and Avocado Salsa

I did a TBT cookbook review of Nueva Salsa, a little book of perfected salsa recipes. Here’s an example using one common trio: tomatillo, cilantro, and avocado. In this version, tomatillos are roasted before going into the salsa. Ah, to roast or not to roast. It’s a...
Avocado with Balsamic Vinegar: Simple and Perfect

Avocado with Balsamic Vinegar: Simple and Perfect

“How long have you been here?” I asked the waitress. Suzi and I were in Giorgione, a new restaurant we found in Soho, eleven blocks from where we live. “Oh, I think, we have been here fifteen years,” the waitress said. Uh, “new for us” restaurant I guess. I felt a...