food, inspiration

Inspired By Alice Water’s Fireplace Fried Egg

All I Wanted Was for Alice Waters to Feed Me Then she picked up a large copper spoon with a two-foot handle. She rubbed olive oil into the spoon’s cup and cracked in one of the eggs. I saw the golden-orange yolk. Holding the end of the spoon’s handle, Waters extended the egg into the […]

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cate, food, parenting

Pink Lady Apple Popsicles (archive 2007)

Cate loves loves ice cream. In order to balance her craving against the saturated fats of ice cream, I make her popsicles out of strawberries, raspberries and apples. Her favorite is lady pink apple ones. 1) Take 6 lady pinks, wash and juice them 2) Take a cheese cloth and filter the juice 3 times […]

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food, parenting

Easy answer to : What’s for dinner?

It’s been the same answer for the past few weeks. She wants fresh pasta, she helps make it. Gather the ingredient, stir in water, break the eggs, measure the flour, mix, help roll the dough, cut into fettuccine or pappardelle, cook the pasta, wash the basil, mix with olive oil, add salt. I’m just the […]

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food

Handrolled Pasta At Furenzu

Yummy! Saturday night we decided to make fresh pasta by hand. The recipe is very simple, most of the work is in the rolling out of the dough. It usually helps to have the traditional rolling pin to flatten out large area but having the small roller is a must in order to shape the […]

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food

When I want fresh pasta

Tonight I really wanted fresh pasta, so I whipped out my rolling pin and got to work. 20 minutes later, I’m having the best meal of my life. 1 part water 1 egg 1 part flour a dash of salt rolling pin a pot of water fresh basil olive oil

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food, parenting

Crepe Saturday With Kate

Just wanted to document my very long but leisurely day with my little girl so I don’t forget. Saturday morning started at 6:30 when Kate bounced up and asked me whether she could make crepes.  Of course, I love crepes.  She ran into the kitchen and got all the ingredients ready.  She measured the flour, […]

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The name of the widest pasta: pappardelle

I’ve always liked wide, flat pasta. I haven’t cooked in 3 years, and pasta with fresh herbs is my favorite. Today I had a craving for it but I didn’t know where to go for  fresh pasta. So, when I passed by 4th and Harrison, I dropped by Whole Foods (1/2 block from my loft) […]

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food

Food fit for a king

Just came back from the SF Ferry Building Farmer’s Market. Now this is what you call a meal for a king.  Strawberries, mint leaves, cherries, apricot, asparagus, honey yogurt, pistachio nut, honey glazed walnuts, apple turnover, costata, cherry krisp (from Fog Hollow Farms) For breakfast I had some very yummie honey yorgurt from Saint Benoît […]

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