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Monthly Archives: August 2011

The lovely ladies at A COLLECTION OF, a wonderful catalog of rotating themes around people, places, things, animals and ideas, invited me to do an interview with them and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Theirs is the kind of site that leaves you inspired and engaged – a perfect thing to get lost in on […]

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Tomatillos are such peculiar fruits. Between their brown husks, unpleasantly sticky surface and curious smell, they’re not exactly welcoming. I’m not sure if I’d consider them a prime candidate for consumption were I a neanderthal. But some curious soul did, and we reap the benefits. And thank goodness. Salsa verde is devilishly good stuff, what […]

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There’ve been quite a few lovely food adventures over recent months, and very few of those have made it here. Let’s remedy that. Tartine Afterhours, a monthly dinner by the talented and inspiring Samin Nosrat My friend Anna, the lady behind James on a tour of the fishery where she works. Then she took us […]

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Lately I’ve been listening to a lot of Willie Nelson. He’s pretty much perfect for summertime, what with that winsome, triumphant, bittersweet music that sometimes verges on minimal. When you land on something whose simplicity transports you, it’s kind of a revelation. I’m dreaming of road trips with lots of Willie Nelson, lost in thoughts […]

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