Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2010’

Traditional Sofrito

Woodfired plate by Roger Baumann. Photo by Marta Bartolomei Edmonds. The preparation of many dishes that are close to my heart begin with a simple ritual: chop an onion, chop some pepper, mash two garlic cloves, set a handful of washed cilantro aside, heat a little oil in a heavy cast iron pan, add the onions, add the peppers and …

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Chocolate Caramel Tarts

Photo from Nordljus. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you are looking to treat your lover to a romantic candlelit dinner, then consider ending the evening with this sexy dessert. It’s a chocolate caramel tart conceived by Claudia Fleming, renowned pastry chef and author of the cookbook “The Last Course”. This exceptional tart starts off with the …

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Winter Vegetable Chili

Plate by Roger Baumann. Photo by Marta Bartolomei Edmonds. This month’s Food and Wine Magazine features Grace Parisi’s vegetarian recipe for Winter Vegetable Chili. This vegetarian chili recipe with healthy parsnips, hearty hominy and smoky and spicy chipotle and chile powder is perfect for a cold winter day. It’s an easy-to-make recipe and the results are a hearty but light …

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