Double yes!

30 Aug 2012

wood oven roasted sand dabs

pickled summer chanterelles and green beans

chickpea flour fritters with saffron pepper puree

beets with yogurt and cumin

Eden’s cucumbers with chives, dill and mint

Special thanks to Jessica Theroux for delicious salads and delightful conversation



Eating color

28 Aug 2012

moong dal soup with fenugreek, lemon and ghee

fried eggs with cilantro, saffron pepper puree and cauliflower roasted with Indian spices

sautéed green beans with garlic and black mustard seeds

carrot and cilantro raita, pappadum

Chicken dinner, part trois

27 August 2012

roasted leg of chicken with king trumpet mushrooms, garlic and rosemary


potato puree

plum and raspberry fool with bittersweet chocolate

Casual Friday

Nelly Ben Hayoun carries the cookies to the table.

24 Aug 2012

three levain toasts:

prosciutto and roasted fig, fresh mozzarella with spicy pepper puree, liver

celery and farro soup with Parmigiano Reggiano and black pepper

black coffee and salted mesquite flour chocolate chip cookies

Making the “take-out”

23 August 2012

roasted eggplant and tofu with Thai green curry

jasmine rice

Eden’s lettuces with cucumber, red onions, peanuts, anise hyssop and fish sauce vinaigrette

Ancora, pizza!

22 August 2012

three pizzas:

bacon, fig and sage

fresh mozzarella and anchovy

goat cheese and basil

Eden’s lettuces


21 August 2012

Moroccan spiced beef, lamb and potato meatballs with couscous, chard and ginger

limes, roasted pepper harissa and spiced eggplant puree with cilantro, scallions and sumac

Pollo y frijoles

20 August 2012

chicken in green mole

a sauce made with chicken stock, poblano peppers, lettuces, herbs, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds and tomatillos

tortillas, limes, chopped cilantro, diced white onion, hot sauce

tongue of fire shell beans with peppers, onions and cumin

shredded cabbage with shaved radishes, scallions and lime

“The corn is as high as an elephant’s eye, an’ it looks like it’s climbin’ clear up to the sky.” — Oscar Hammerstein II

17 August 2012

chilled cucumber and avocado soup with scallions

sweet corn pudding soufflé

roasted eggplant with feta, red onion and arugula

sautéed spinach with corn and Corno di Toro peppers


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