In order to relish these last days of August, we chopped up all of summer and put it in a bowl.Read More
I usually go to the Farmers’ Market or grocery store with a shopping list in hand, otherwise I’m sure to forget something. If it’s Sunday, this list is derived from the meals I’ve planned out for the week. A portion of Sunday evening is usually spent in the kitchen making lunches or prepping ingredients for dinners; it’s a relaxing way to wrap up the weekend and makes for a smoother week ahead.
Spring is a little different...Read More
This past Sunday was the type that every Sunday should be. Lazy from start to finish. Abundant sunshine and minimum heat. Out and about without ever leaving the neighborhood. Breakfast at home, Farmers' Market, picnic, the weekend paper, ice cream, slow walking. That kind of Sunday.Read More
The Farmers' Markets were good to us last weekend. We visited two different markets, one that used to be our regular — Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket — and is the largest in Brooklyn, only open on Saturdays, and our new regular — Carroll Gardens Greenmarket — which is a bit smaller and open on Sundays. Both had seasonal products we took well advantage of.Read More
This past weekend was the first time we spotted asparagus at our local Farmers' Market and we were thrilled! We added two good looking bunches to our haul, already imagining how we would prepare them: for breakfast, with fried eggs, parmesan cheese, and lemon zest. Prem’s preparation is simple and perfect. The combination of the fresh flavors tastes like spring in your mouth.
We also picked up a few beautiful looking tomatoes with grand plans to eat them with burrata. While that hasn’t happened yet, we have tossed the fresh tomatoes in an avocado and roasted eggplant salad with red onion, cilantro and goat cheese, and Prem’s parents, who are visiting from India, incorporated them into poha for breakfast. Poha is a flattened rice dish cooked with Indian spices such as mustard seeds and curry leaves, nuts and raisins, chili and tomatoes, and garnished with cilantro.Read More