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True Romance with a capital R. My friend James has abandoned his Brooklyn apartment, handed in his notice at his job in an office off Union Square, and will move to Paris forthwith, to be with the woman he loves.
A happy respite from the 100 degree heat in the city brings my friends out on the balcony to drink cocktails and watch the setting sun reflect in the windows.
1 cup of arborio rice 3 cups of hot stock (approximately – I usually find it takes more) 1 cup of white wine or Vermouth 1 medium onion ½ cup of parmesan cheese (grated) ½ butternut squash 3 tbsp soft … Continue reading
We’re going for serious aphrodisiac properties here if you believe in such things: the figs are the most obvious, (apparently Adam and Eve used fig leaves to cover their nakedness in the Garden of Eden) and the honey contains b-vitamins … Continue reading
I buy packets of flatbread from an Indian spice shop and keep them in the freezer so that I have the wherewithal to provide snack food to go with drinks with very little notice. I let them defrost for a … Continue reading
This is based on the salad at Arte on West 73rd street – one of my favorite restaurants in the city. It’s all white table cloths and traditional Italian food, but with a lovely neighborhood charm about it, and a … Continue reading
Valentines Day, it seems, dropped like a stone into the lives of many of my friends with the ripples resonating into the week.
This recipe was inspired by a mis-ordering (my fault) on the website, of a family sized fruit and veg box. This recipe took care of the heads of endive – which, slightly randomly, we received three of – and some … Continue reading
Ingredients (serves 4 as a main course 6-8 as a starter) 1 bag of mesclun mix ¼ bag of arugula (rocket) ¼ cup of small mint leaves (chop big ones) 2 logs of goat cheese 1 cup of pitted cherries … Continue reading
I have a soft spot for cherries that’s firmly rooted in my childhood. The skirt with the net underskirt, spotted with cherries, that I wore to the Headlands Hotel Disco. Cherryaid at birthday parties (the only time my sister and … Continue reading