Archive for ingredient figs




Fig, lobster mushroom, and taleggio – late summer tarts

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I have been on a true wild mushroom kick as of late. Late summer will do that to anyone I suppose. Seattle reminds me to the Basque Country in many ways and the variety of mushrooms is one - the late summer heat and rain are necessary. I remember walking the forests with my dad as ...




What We Crave on a Rainy Day

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Even though I love to travel and explore, I am really a homebody inside. I like to be home, gather my friends around me, and cook for them in the warmth of my kitchen. It is especially true these days as my parents are with us once again for a few weeks. It is crowded, ...




Fig, Hazelnut and Buckwheat Financiers and Some Fig and Champagne Sabayon Gratin

Figs have a very sentimental meaning for me. My grandparents' farm had an enormous fig tree right by their door step that only gave fruit for a very short time every year, but it was a time we anxiously waited for. For that short time, which lasted about a month, we had more figs than ...