After a good thanksgiving week of overindulgence I think we all crave a little bit of clean tasting food. Much as I love turkey with all the trimmings and its resulting tryptophan food coma, I need to have something lighter and sharp soon afterwards. But it’s still cold and wintry here, so hearty food is […]
Ingredient Archives: Oregano
There are some meals that rely on exquisite and complex preparations. Others use long and slow cooking to develop intense and unctuous flavours, and still others work on the basis of blisteringly fresh ingredients barely touched by heat. This baked fish dish sits happily in a midway spot: it’s very easy to prepare, can […]
I have to be honest, I’m glad summer is drawing to a close. Coming from a Northern European climate, I struggle with hot days and high humidity is like Kryptonite to me. Of course all that being said, I do like the range of produce it gives us; especially as summer draws to a […]
A grilled tuna steak is one of life’s great pleasures. There are some foods—steak, heirloom tomatoes, roast chicken—that respond really well to very simple preparations and tuna certainly belongs in that canon. For this wonderful piece of grilled tuna we’re going to just give it a simple vinaigrette of oregano and lemon for a very […]
Another 90º day here and I refuse to add any heat to the house. I woke up this morning with an urge to make the best Greek Salad I could muster. Little did I know this would lead me on a six train (as opposed to the number six train) odyssey.
A few weeks ago I cooked a porgy in a little sauna of sake and green garlic. Moist and succulent, it was so good I was determined to revisit this delicious and abundant fish. Now the weather is a little warmer and we can start cooking outside every now and again. Although here in the states […]