Lemon Curd

The art of cooking is one part precision, one part creativity, and one part magic – at least that’s how I felt as a little girl, watching my mom whip up wonderful creations in our kitchen. I remembering feeling amazed to see her turn even the most basic set of ingredients into a delicious and … More Lemon Curd

Pappa al Pomodoro

Devising ideas for dishes that I want to make is something that I never seem to have trouble with. My Pinterest account is filled with literally thousands of links to every conceivable type of recipe, and I’m constantly browsing my favorite food blogs for inspiration. In fact, I have a running list of dishes that … More Pappa al Pomodoro

Oat Scones

This scone recipe comes from The Cheeseboard in Berkeley, where I grew up. This food establishment is unlike any other place in the world. It’s an amazing cheese shop (with hundreds of types of delicious cheese!), a vegetarian pizzeria serving the best pizza I’ve ever tasted, and a bakery with incredible baguettes and scones. Growing … More Oat Scones

Ricotta Pancakes

Ricotta is one of those foods that’s just so good, sometimes you can’t even believe it. You know what I mean: like a perfectly ripe, red strawberry; a chunk of fresh-baked, yeasty bread; a square of the darkest, most rich chocolate. These foods… you take just a single bite, and are blown away by the … More Ricotta Pancakes