Archive for November, 2009

Salmon Spaghetti “Carbonara”

This recipe for Salmon Spaghetti “Carbonara” belongs to your ‘sexy food’ folder and it goes without saying you should have some nice company along with a glass (or three) of chilled Champagne to go with it. The idea here is to replace the requisite guanciale, cured pork jowl, with smoked salmon. I had a piece of olive-oil […]


My Favorite Cranberry Sauce

Who needs a cranberry sauce recipe? I’m know my beloved readers, you are excellent cooks and not the kind to open a can of cranberry sauce to put on the Thanksgiving table [.. right?]. I know you can whip-up a batch of fresh cranberry sauce with your eyes closed and make it taste delicious. I […]


Curry Seafood Tartelettes

It’s busy at work these days and if my posts seem rushed and/or don’t make any sense it’s mainly because i start to blog when the rest of my fellow New-Yorkers go to sleep. You should see me in the morning. I’m a danger to myself. Yes, it’s a busy time of the year for […]


The Best Baked Apples

There’s a quote by George Bernard Shaw that goes like this: “If you have an apple and i have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and i will still have one apple. But if you have an idea and i have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us […]


Yukon Gold Potato Blinis

This recipe is idiot-proof. I know, i tested it myself.. on myself. Yukon Gold Potato Blinis make the best little canapés and can be served on their own or with caviar and crème fraîche or other accompaniments like smoked or cured salmon. Make them in rounds, square or octagon or cook them in funky shapes for […]