Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Heirloom tomatoes, chevre and arugula salad

After a splendid morning at the farmers' market, oh sometime in summer: Heirloom tomatoes and herbed chevre on arugula, simple balsamic-olive oil dressing, fresh ciabatta.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Duxelles on polenta

Button mushrooms braised in red wine and butter on polenta, and dusted with parsley and Parmigiano Reggiano. Is this too fancy for a second date? The conclusion is yes! But it worked out in the end.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Farfalle cooked risotto-style with zucchini and cacao nibs

Absorption pasta with zucchini and cacao nibs, Columbus 2006.
Recipe from Clotilde's book.