Archive for ingredient pistachio

The stone fruits of summer


If you could take a peek into my kitchen, you would see about half a dozen bowls lined up one next to each other. Each one filled with a variety of stone fruit. Apricots, nectarines, white peaches, Rainier and Bing cherries, Saturn peaches, and one last lonely red velvet apricot."Where is the cherry pitter?" asks ...

Melissa Clark’s butternut squash risotto with pistachios and lemon


I have chronicled my love for risotto and all things rice (particularly dessert) many times in this blog. As a child, arroz con almejas was my favorite dish. Short grain rice cooked with garlic, parsley and clams. To this day when I go back to my parents' home, I ask my mom to cook it ...

What We Crave on a Rainy Day


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, ...