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Monthly Archives: August 2012

R is for River … R is for Reaching the end of summer … R is for do i Really need more tomatoes?


Thinking of Arles, that little cafe off Place du Forum. He would get a kick out of this tomato.

One morning’s harvest … Sweet 100 and Black Cherry are mad.

Scrambled with Trout roes

White truffle oil – Mascarpone with Maple syrup

July 15, 2012

Borrowed Sas’ egg topper. What can I say … the right tool.

Aug. 11, 2012

William: “It’s like Eleven Madison Park!”

I am sure they will come up with a better way of plating, but indeed, the taste can’t get any better.

Aug 11, 2012

Crossed with wild tomato that contains anthocyanin, the antioxidant that makes blueberry blue. The taste equally stunning, dark, rich, complex. Gregor Mendel would be proud of Oregon State.

Brandade-stuffed squash blossoms

Oven-baked lemon squash chips

Aug. 3, 2012

Who has home-made salt-cod brandade stored in the freezer as an easy week-night supper?

I do!

Aug. 9, 2012

Thinking of that homeless guy at Serra Park. Thinking of Chris’ sister. Is this food art?

Musquee de Provence – Lemon squash – Black Cherry – Sweet 100

Chioggia di Marina – Armenien cucumber – Calabacita

Cornichon – Padron – Thai white eggplant  

Aug. 1, 2012

How would Vermeer arrange today’s harvest?

Musquee de Provence – Calabacita

Aug 1, 2012

Cleaned up squash patch. Harvested 2 MP, 2 Chioggia di Marina, lots of Calabacita. Thinking The Plumed Horse chef. MP his favorite.