Green Drink

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  Come March, I find myself unable to know what to eat. Or at least to know what I want to eat. Squash and root vegetables have long since lost their charms, and who can possibly afford those first meagre bunches of asparagus flown in from California? The inspiration that came from brisk days and cozy [...]

Spring Rolls + Dip

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Some people seem to have endless amounts of creative energy. My supply is finite; I only have so much. When I use it up on writing, I don’t seem to have any left over for thinking about food, which is strange for a person who usually doesn’t think of anything else. M. says that when [...]

Summer fruit with honey almond sauce

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I am sitting out at the little table in our back garden, under the dappled light of a butterfly bush. I can hear seagulls cawing to each other from the chimney tops. The sound of a bus shifting gears. There is the faint smell of cigarette smoke coming in off the street. It occurred to [...]