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Thai Tea Parfait Tart with Almond Crunch Crust and Lemon Mascarpone

This tart is sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy, tannic and, well, tart. It tastes like Thai iced tea with an almond cornflake crust and dollops of lemon mascarpone on top. Our friends Traci and Dan were having a garden party and they were making David Chang’s Momofuku pork which was succulent with a gorgeous crispy …

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Asparagus and Spring Onion Farro Salad with Quick Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette

The Green City Market is finally back outside, which means my Wednesday mornings are occupied with shopping for local produce. It’s been a late spring rendering the early markets a little more sparse than usual. The first week there were almost more storage apples and overwintered potatoes and frozen berries and pickles and preserves than new crops …

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What to do with zested citrus? Make lemon, lime, and grapefruit juice simple syrups.

This is so easy. And so refreshing. I don’t know why I haven’t done it before. I found myself with lots of citrus fruits denuded of their zest after I made citrus kosho and I knew I would never get through it if I didn’t do something with it right away. Citrus that’s been zested keeps …

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