Mother Nature does some beautiful work.  Purple summer carrots reveal bursts of neon yellow when split in half.  And they taste as good as they look.

Mother Nature does some beautiful work. Purple summer carrots reveal bursts of neon yellow when split in half. And they taste as good as they look.

  • July 16, 2013

Why Tipping Should Be Outlawed

From Esquire Magazine, some fantastic points raised against the archaic system of compensation.

Spot prawn season is officially over. Here was their last hurrah, a send-off of spring peas and ricotta gnocchi. While I’m sad to see them go, the end of their fishing season means summer’s bounty is just around the corner and ready to inspire.

Spot prawn season is officially over. Here was their last hurrah, a send-off of spring peas and ricotta gnocchi. While I’m sad to see them go, the end of their fishing season means summer’s bounty is just around the corner and ready to inspire.

Food Reel: The opening sequence from Ang Lee’s Eat Drink Man Woman French cuisine certainly dominates the world of fine dining, but scenes like this serve as a wonderful reminder of the skill, and beauty, that’s present in the cooking traditions of other cultures (in this case Chinese).  And as a cook it’s impossible not to drool over the collection of knives at 3:28…