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 […]

Cod and Rosemary Sea Salt Chips

Cod with rosemary sea-salt chips

It’s been a year today since I lost my dad. Some of you will possibly relate to the sense of panic I have about this day passing. ¬†Because in that year after a loved one’s death, that person is somehow kept alive to you through the comparison of time: last year on this day, we […]

A spring risotto and a pot to stir

Spring risotto with asparagus, leeks and chevre

I tend to enjoy cooking projects that facilitate day-dreaming. Tasks that involve a a rhythm of sorts, a lulling repetition that begs the mind to wander — chopping,¬†kneading — though I think pot stirring is best since you don’t run the danger of chopping your fingers off. Perhaps it’s because I’m lazy at heart and […]