Potato and celeriac soup, sunchoke & beet chips &... →
The recipes of Aran Goroaga of Cannelle Et Vanille are great, and the photos are pure delight. How much better can you get?
Kaddo bowrani, or Afghani baked pumpkin →
I first ate Afghani food at The Helmond Restaurant in East Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was like a fine blend between North Indian and Persian food: full of bold flavors, loads of small dishes, warm flat breads and pasta dishes, unctuous sauces whose ingredients I’m still trying to guess. There was some new dish on the table every 5 minutes. In other words, everything I like in a meal. This...
The best chocolate addresses in Paris: a list to... →
The top 20 chocolate makers in Paris, including addresses, websites and telephone numbers. A list to keep in your pocket as you wander around Paris.
Salmon and white grapes, from Citron et Vanille →
Citron et Vanille is one of my favorite recipe sites. Silvia’s recipes always including surprising blends of French, Italian and American influences, and always have interesting twists I would never have thought of. She’s recently started a series called “Express - Less than 30 minutes,” which consists of gourmet recipes you can whip up in less than half an hour. Not bad,...
$600 Japanese rice bread machine even grinds rice,... →
A $600 Japanese rice bread baking machine that even grinds the rice: the maker is so overwhelmed by demand that it has stopped taking orders. Is the Japanese love of rice really in the DNA, as this article suggests?