Monthly Archives: April 2012

TARTINE AFTERHOURS, PART II

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Hello, friends! Here’s a selection of images from Samin Nosrat’s most recent Tartine Afterhours. If you’d like to see some front of house images, you can take a gander at a few from a dinner I attended last year. This time around, I hid out in the kitchen most of the evening. It was SO […]

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NUTTY COCONUT GRANOLA

Granola!

Let’s just get this out of the way: I had never made granola before last weekend! Whether it’s because I was rejecting my early hippie years or because I am more a fan of savory breakfasts, who knows. Perhaps a bit of both. But lately, I’ve been hankering for sweet things at breakfast. And there’s […]

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TARTINE AFTERHOURS: PREVIEW

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Hello, friends! This week the lovely Samin Nosrat graciously let me tag along for the afternoon and evening during her monthly Tartine Afterhours. She begins the prep in Berkeley, carts everything over to Tartine’s kitchen, and with the help of friends, finishes and serves everything there. More photos next week! Happy Friday, all.

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HONEY, GOAT CHEESE + PISTACHIO TRUFFLES

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This weekend, some friends – Lisa Mishima, Randall Stowell and Yvonne Mouser, collectively Thought For Food – put together a beautiful, complex, interactive art installation, one involving hexagonal shortbread cookies, cream cheese, broccoli blossoms, and a spinning contraption that drizzled honey on the cookies. They are designers and makers and bring to their work a […]

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THE FRIDAY LIST, WITH PANCAKES

Meyer Lemon Buckwheat Pancakes

1. I’m pretty smitten with these Meyer Lemon Buckwheat Pancakes that I made for Etsy. They’re a winning balance of wonderful, bright flavors: neither too much nor too little of anything. And lemon, strawberries and mint get along very nicely together. You should make them this weekend! 2. I absolutely love cooking with and for […]

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