Category Archives: Saveur

A Season of Change: Truffled Gnocchi

Do you still get excited about getting the mail? I generally don’t. Increasingly, I find that friends send fewer handwritten cards (email and Facebook have become our de-facto communication channels–even when it comes to birthday and holiday wishes) and I … Continue reading

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Pan-Roasted Cod with Chanterelles: Fall is Here!

Fall is such a lovely time to cook, don’t you think? Fall marks the beginning (and the end, I suppose, depending on how you look at it). For me, Fall holds a special place–when my favorite fruits and vegetables are … Continue reading

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Squash Blossom and Burrata Pizza- Starting August Off Right

This squash blossom pizza has been taunting me since March. March! That’s when the Los Angeles issue of Saveur appeared in my mailbox, its cover adorned with the most beautiful pizza pie I had ever seen. To say that I … Continue reading

Posted in burrata, cheese, food music blog, Musical Pairings, Pizza, pizzeria mozza, Saveur, squash blossoms, tomatoes | 6 Comments

Asparagus Frittata: When Brunch Strikes

A friend of mine recently celebrated her birthday by throwing herself a brunch. It was a novel idea and something that felt fresh. Every year, I go out to dinner with friends. Every year, we go to a bar or … Continue reading

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Linguine with Clams, In Gratitude

It’s rare that we, as young people, step back from our day-to-day routines to realize that life is far grander than our desk jobs, our bad dates, our fleeting unfortunate haircuts, etc. I, like any twenty-something young female, fret about … Continue reading

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Crispy Duck with Udon Noodles

Duck is the sort of thing I generally only order at expensive restaurants as a once-in-a-while treat. When I want to give myself a pat on the back, or celebrate an occasion, I say, “I’m going to have the duck.” … Continue reading

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Chicken & Brown Rice: The Surprise Frontrunner

I like a one pot meal. It’s no wonder I’m really into soups, stews and ‘bowls’ of all kinds (brown rice, bulgur, couscous). There is something so homey about creating a meal that blends together a melange of ingredients that … Continue reading

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