Food Category

September 30, 2014

The Rainbow in Food

Filed in: Food, Health

My infliction with color does not end with my work. Even when I am most relaxed, after 6 pm, in the kitchen, as I peruse the larder and the wire baskets. I think color.  The many wire baskets that are strewn all over the kitchen island are usually filled with produce (depending on what day […]

May 7, 2013

Numi Savory Teas

Filed in: Food, Teas - Coffee

Savory or sweet ? We are often faced with that irresistible question when we order crepes. At the recently concluded San Francisco Fancy Food Fair, I discovered that choosing savory vs sweet in a tea format does not really mean a vegetable broth. Well, in essence it is that but when lifted from the boundaries […]

January 6, 2013

Raspberry Sandwich

Filed in: Food

  Whoever thought fruit can be made into a sandwich ? And I did not have to make a special trip to Whole Foods for this. Everything “mise en place” was easily pulled out of the refrigerator. Breakfast and dessert could marry so well and no pans to wash after ! Here’s how it’s made. […]

May 22, 2012

Oysters 101

Filed in: Food, Wine

In connection with a recent Tomales Bay trip- in a small neighborhood bookstore, I discovered this book called The Geography of Oysters by Rowan Jacobsen. I love oysters (and boy did I have a fair share last week) but this “affliction” is not from a knowledge of good oyster from mediocre, or even from the […]

May 19, 2012

Inverness, Point Reyes & Marshall, California

Anniversaries are always an event worthy of a celebration. It allows us a gratifying look at the past year, all events and memories collected as the contents of, in our case, Year 3. It has become a tradition for an anniversary trip but this year, we ventured closer to home- to Inverness, a 1.5 hour […]

May 1, 2012

Japanese Soba

Filed in: Food

There is something I don’t like about the New York Times magazine- and it is a physical trait.  🙂 I wish their pages were less fragile and thin. I am one of those crazies who handle books and each of its pages with care that it takes me more time to flip a very flimsy […]

March 28, 2012

Costco Rules !

Filed in: Food

If you are a savvy shopper, knowing when to buy airline tickets, what sites have the best deals on your favorite designer splurges, chances are Costco is one of the treks you make, at least once every 3 weeks (sans children and pets) and more often with more than a couple of mouths to feed. […]