Welcome to the second book of our summer cookbook club! Our theme this season is Summer Vegetables – perfect for a time when local farmers’ markets are thriving, and maybe even your home garden. After easing into our vegetable-focused cooking adventure with Nigel Slater’s Greenfeast: Spring, Summer, we begin our journey of exploration of other continents.Continue reading “cookbook club: To Asia, With Love”
Cookbook club: Classic Indian Cuisine by Julie Sahni
In April of 2009 food blogs were still the new big thing and many (including this one) more resembled basic diaries with photos than the stylized food-zines many have become. Wander, Eat, and Tell began when I was a teaching assistant to the man who was often credited with being the father of food blogging,Continue reading “Honoring The Past”
No wandering or writing gets done without coffee. If I’m going to get back on track after my technical difficulties on Friday night I need a bit of fuel. Despite the ongoing trend of specialized lattes, high-tech espresso, and myriad of other complicated (and expensive) coffee drinks, I still prefer the old-school NYC diner coffeeContinue reading “Morning Coffee”
I’ve been taking a class at ICC called The Craft of Food Writing with the infamous Alan Richman. We are nearing our last class and today was my private one-on-one critique session. I’m typically quite confident in class but I admit I was nervous going into his office. Rightfully so. The one or two ofContinue reading “A Walk With The Master, Part 1 of 2”
In the past week I started taking a couple of new classes, feeding my lifelong addiction to education. On Tuesdays, I’m taking The Craft of Food Writing with fourteen-time James Beard Award winning writer, Alan Richman, at The International Culinary Center (yes, where I work). I’ve been wanting to take this class for many years and am very excitedContinue reading “The Craft of Food Writing: The Madeleine”
I know today is most known in this country as a day for one type of red-centric celebration, but I’m choosing to celebrate the more ancient (and more inclusive) holiday today… Happy New Year to All!
You’re probably seeing it everywhere you look – pleas for support for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Hungry Sofia has a great post on it today. I’ve never been to the Caribbean, though I hope that will change sooner than later. I do, however, live in a place where the rich tones ofContinue reading “Island Life”