Category Archives: Seafood

Eating in Brittany

As we drive into Dinard, the salty winds sweep into the car from the cracked window. It is late afternoon and the covered skies are turning lavender and pink. Our car swings around the ocean-front road and the sea opens

Eating in Brittany

As we drive into Dinard, the salty winds sweep into the car from the cracked window. It is late afternoon and the covered skies are turning lavender and pink. Our car swings around the ocean-front road and the sea opens

Everyday Meals: Braised Shrimp Curry with Rice

Many people may think that curry would be too much for kids. But the range of curries is wide, and if you can introduce mild curry to your child, it is a great way to stimulate the palate and the

Everyday Meals: Braised Shrimp Curry with Rice

Many people may think that curry would be too much for kids. But the range of curries is wide, and if you can introduce mild curry to your child, it is a great way to stimulate the palate and the

Sunday Market and Lobster Lunch

Farmer markets are inspiring, invigorating and thrilling – anywhere you find them. And when you find them in the big cities – New York, Los Angeles, Paris, London – they seem even more phenomenal, perhaps because those of us who

Sunday Market and Lobster Lunch

Farmer markets are inspiring, invigorating and thrilling – anywhere you find them. And when you find them in the big cities – New York, Los Angeles, Paris, London – they seem even more phenomenal, perhaps because those of us who

Coming home to Shrimp with Okra

It is so nice to come home to your child after a few days away. Magnus stayed up waiting for me to come home and had a lot of secrets to share while we prepared for bed. It seems like

Coming home to Shrimp with Okra

It is so nice to come home to your child after a few days away. Magnus stayed up waiting for me to come home and had a lot of secrets to share while we prepared for bed. It seems like

Shrimp with Sprouted Mung Beans

Our last days in California before heading back. Already Magnus is talking about how it never rains in California, and that it is always raining in Paris. I know he will miss the beaches, the bright cloudless skies and, most

Shrimp with Sprouted Mung Beans

Our last days in California before heading back. Already Magnus is talking about how it never rains in California, and that it is always raining in Paris. I know he will miss the beaches, the bright cloudless skies and, most

Scallops with Grilled Peaches in Tarragon and Pine Nut Sauce

Beautiful peaches of summer. For me, Saturn peaces contain the most delicate and subtle flavor when ripe. It is great raw, with its fuzzy skin removed. It is also fantastic when cooked – roasted, fried, or simply grilled – the

Scallops with Grilled Peaches in Tarragon and Pine Nut Sauce

Beautiful peaches of summer. For me, Saturn peaces contain the most delicate and subtle flavor when ripe. It is great raw, with its fuzzy skin removed. It is also fantastic when cooked – roasted, fried, or simply grilled – the

Clams in Capri

Summer in Capri. Real summer of the South, with blazing sun, salty winds and children running barefoot. Finally. after weeks of cold rainy Paris, we are in Capri, the island off of Naples in the South of Italy. We took

Clams in Capri

Summer in Capri. Real summer of the South, with blazing sun, salty winds and children running barefoot. Finally. after weeks of cold rainy Paris, we are in Capri, the island off of Naples in the South of Italy. We took