Real Values
Morning at the Le Neubourg market

Real Values

Looking forward without looking left, right, or behind (fracking); violence on the street in a London neighborhood; Beckham quitting soccer; the destruction of Syria as we’ve known it; Amnesty International’s…

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Goat Cheese
Post cheese tasting!

Goat Cheese

Last night my friend Alain Madonna joined us for dinner as part of class at On Rue Tatin. Alain makes award-winning goat cheese in a small “laboratory” on the grounds…

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Mackerel

There are few things in life one can really count on. Weather is one. The celebratory delight when a champagne cork pops is another. And a third is the wrinkle…

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Cookeez
Chocolate chip cookies and muscovado sugar.

Cookeez

In the early 1980’s, I was hired to open a small tea salon in the sixth arrondissement of Paris. My mandate, aside from equipping the kitchen, was to make American…

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