Potato, Cauliflower and Camembert Gratin

Potato, Cauliflower and Camembert Gratin

This post finishes the series on what we had for Easter dinner last Sunday. I’ve saved the best for last. If you google “what does cauliflower taste like” you have a quick descent into a tar pit. There are plenty of discussions, not about what it tastes like or why,...
Easter Dinner Ideas [Or Other Spring and Summer Feasts]

Easter Dinner Ideas [Or Other Spring and Summer Feasts]

  Yes, I know, Easter was last Sunday. But there will be an Easter again, short of a meteor strike. And there are other times during the spring and summer that you may be celebrating. Here is the menu we had on Sunday. The next few days will see a post with each...
A Tray of Tartines

A Tray of Tartines

    Le Pain Quotidien is a chain of lovely restaurants, European inspired and bread-centric. The new cookbook, thrillingly titled Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook, has favorites from the restaurant but also an abundance of the emblematic tartines that are the Le...
Curry Roasted Cauliflower from Good Housekeeping

Curry Roasted Cauliflower from Good Housekeeping

Cauliflower is becoming one of our favorite veggies. The trick has been to extend the basic flavor. Usually, you’ve had steamed cauliflower and, I think, at best that result could be described as distinctive, but not something you’d crave every day. Well, if you...
Cauliflower Agrodolce

Cauliflower Agrodolce

Michael Chiarello lives in Napa Valley. He cooks, he creates wonderful restaurants [Tra Vigne, Bottega, …] and he writes recipes that you will want to try. The subtitle to his new book Bottega — his seventh —  reads “Bold Italian Flavors from the...