Revolution and Pumpkin Tart

I just attended a Food Heritage and Culinary Practices Symposium, in Paris.  The presenters ranged from high-level social scientists, French educators using art to instill traditional and cultural culinary values, Ukrainian molecular-cuisine inspired chefs distilling traditional flavors, Basque scientists who invent edible “cloches” and other marvels, Hispanic ethno botanists making villages healthy through farming, an […]

Apple and Pear Compote

The apple and pear harvest this year in my small, urban garden is like a treasure hunt, as the fruit is falling faster than I can pluck it from the trees.  The ground it falls to is soft, and the fruit is in perfect condition after landing. So it stays that way, I have to […]