Posts Tagged ‘porcini’

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Speck

I love the concept behind the sharing economy. So much so that I’ve been thinking about doing my own home restaurants for over a year now. But then life happens, which in my case meant I inexplicably couldn’t stand long enough to make myself a meal, much less make a meal for a group of […]

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Plated Porcini Mushrooms and Polenta - Flirty Foodie

I’m feeling pampered. This past weekend, the hubby ‘D’ cooked every single meal. Some time ago, this would have probably annoyed me. The kitchen is/was my domain. But, I’ve come to realize that he does this because: 1. He actually really likes to cook. Over the weekends, he has the time and energy to do […]

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langoustines shrimp porcini saute - 2

“What would I tell your father?” Those were the words uttered by my husband before he walked out the door for work a few days ago. Deep down inside I’ve known that he’s been worried about providing and protecting for me and hypothetically for the kiddies we don’t yet have. But when those words came […]

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Sign at the market saying  he's the "King of the Porcini"

15$ worth of worms. That’s how I learned that porcini mushrooms should not be stored in plastic bags. At the time I was working organizing a fashion conference in Milan. There was a weekly market just a few blocks from my office. On clear fall days my colleague and I would grab some rosemary and […]

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ingredients porcini and potatoes gratin

  The “Seasons”, all four of them are new to me. After all I was born in the Caribbean and grew up in Miami. Until about the age of twenty the seasons consisted in mild or hot, rainy or not. In Miami we get all excited when it hits like 75˚F (24˚C) At which point […]

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