Homemade Udon Noodles

Homemade Udon Noodles

If you have eaten in a Japanese restaurant, you may have enjoyed a noodle dish, an Udon noodle dish. Thick, luscious, these noodles almost seem alive. In any dish, like the soup in the picture at the bottom of this post, the noodles become the central element, the...
Bouillabaisse Accompanied by Rouille

Bouillabaisse Accompanied by Rouille

  “What am I gonna eat?” I asked. I happen to be a little allergic to shellfish. Like deathly allergic. For her hands on cooking class at Cooking by the Book, Suzi had piles of clams and mussels and shrimp. “I have some meatballs,” Suzi...
Carrot Soup from Alice Waters

Carrot Soup from Alice Waters

  Now is surely the time when the carrots are ripe and sweet. A summer’s worth of the sun’s energy makes them sublime. Thing is, what do you do with them all? Raw carrots are fun, but that crispness can get to you after a while. [My teeth start to...