Category Archives: Flowers

Bocuse d’Or USA at The Culinary Vegetable Institute – In Good Hands

Competitiveness is a basic human trait that has been around for as long as history has been recorded and likely well before that too. At its basest level, competition can bring out the worst in human nature, but at its […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

The rose is a potent symbol of romance and thus a symbol of Valentine’s Day, a day devoted to romance. This photo was taken at one of the most romantic restaurants anywhere, De Librije, in Zwolle, Holland. Have a wonderful […]

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Sunday Photo – Georgia O’Keeffe at Lake George

Clearly this photo of summer gladiolas is not of a Georgia O’Keeffe painting, though it was influenced by her art work.  O’Keeffe, one of the seminal American artists of the Twentieth Century was known, amongst other things for her sensuous […]

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Sunday Photo – Mid-Summer

Summer is a feast for all the senses. The bounty from the earth includes plenty that is delicious and nutritious, but the soul is also fed by the beauty experienced by the rest of the senses too, from the vibrant […]

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Sunday Photo – Welcome Summer!

This past Friday marked the summer solstice meaning that we have officially entered the summer season. It is a time for beautiful flowers, bright skies and brilliant food. Real tomatoes, local corn and so much more are just around the […]

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Savoring the Exotic in Chile – Coastal Foraging With Boragó’s Rodolfo Guzman and Tommy de Olarte

Oxalis, strawberries, parsley, radishes and even samphire are hardly exotic elements of the pantry, unless they come from the Chilean coast. Here they relate to their cousins with similar names via taste, but they are decidedly different in terms of […]

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Sunday Photo – Foraging With Rodolfo Guzman in Chile

Chile is a long, narrow country with the Andes as its mountainous spine and miles and miles of rocky, untouched coastline, very little of which has been exploited for its endemic edible plants. Former professional competitive water skier turned world […]

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Sunday Photo – The Season of Rebirth

Whether you celebrate Easter, Passover or simply enjoy the symbol of rebirth that is represented by the arrival of spring, this is a season for love, optimism and regeneration. Happy Spring! Enjoy your holiday, whichever it may be!

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The Markets of Mexico – Mercado Municipal San Pedro Cholula

Mexico is an incredible country with remarkable culinary riches. These are often best seen and tasted in the local food markets. The colors are astounding as is the variety of produce. This market, El Mercado Municipal in San PedroCholula, just […]

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Sunday Photo – Early Spring

In the 21 springs I have experienced in upstate NY, this is by far the earliest our daffodils have come out, and why not? We are finishing a week that the month of June would be envious of. Though I’m […]

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