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Egg Yolk Raviolo

A pillow of chèvre, smoothed out with sour cream. A golden yolk, a sauce in itself. Crispy sage, sautéed oyster mushrooms, and charred Easter egg radishes. Decadent and delicious.

October 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

Six weeks in

I’m six weeks into the BasqueStage at Martin Berasategui, and I’m starting to get used to the kitchen. I’ve scribbled down dozens of recipes while a sous chef barks ingredients … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Quick Pic: It Snowed Today

February 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

New digs, same deal

Still getting moved into my new blogging home. Thanks for reading!  

January 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Quick Pic: Salmonete

, It’s the second week of the BasqueStage, and I’m trying to keep my head above water at Martin Berasategui. I’m currently working on the partida de pescado, the fish … Continue reading

January 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Martin Berasategui: First Impressions

I’ve just finished a Sunday lunch shift at MB, preceeded bylunch and dinner shifts on Saturday. Since the restaurant is closed on Mondaysand Tuesdays, I find myself with some time … Continue reading

January 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Quick Pic: The hills are alive…

…with sheep! I went for a run yesterday, and I had to snap some quick shots of these sheep on the green hills of Gipuzkoa.

January 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

First couple days in Pais Vasco

On Monte Urgull looking west, above Isla Santa Clara I’ve been in the Pais Vasco for two days now, and I’m lucky enough to have this week off to get … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Chestnut Pasta Party for One

It’s a rainy night here in New York City. I hurried home and realized I had nothing for dinner. …Or did I? Hiding in the freezer was some chestnut pasta … Continue reading

November 16, 2011 · 1 Comment

AmorOlio at Villa Campestri

I’m in Vicchio di Mugello, a tiny Tuscan town about 30 minutes northeast of Florence. The hills are perfect for long walks, the pasta is delicious, and the olive oil … Continue reading

October 19, 2011 · Leave a comment