December 14th, 2011 | Category: Ice Cream & Sorbet, Travel
I was still ChezPanisse-struck.
But I never forget that I have a food blog, so I reached for my camera without thinking and somewhere along the line, I heard my friend repeating “Cinnamon Crème Brûlée” after the lady behind the counter.
Instantly sold. And it was fantastic, but the rest is a blur.
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November 16th, 2011 | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc.
Inspired by Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton’s addictive daily blog, Canal House Cooks Lunch, here’s what I ate for lunch today: Mom’s köfte (meatballs – or shall I say mini patties?), her zeytinyağlı barbunya (cranberry beans braised in olive oil together with tomatoes, garlic and onions), her pickled beets, my jasmine rice and a handful of fresh cilantro.
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