A weekend escape to LA yielded a backpack bursting with lemons from a friend's yard. What did that mean after we arrived at home sweet home? A Clover Club, of course. It's incredible the complexity tree-fresh lemons bring to a cocktail. Like summer in a cup.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Elk for lunch: add it to the list of "sure, why not" things you do when you live in a food Mecca like San Francisco. Roam Burger's French and Fries version had avocados, fries, and caramelized onions in one package of oozy deliciousness. Why would I say no? Paired with a seasonal, housemade blood orange soda, it was the perfect farewell to a long week.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Tart, tropical, and sensuously frothy. This is one for the books.
1 lime, juiced
2 oz gin
1 tsp fresh pineapple juice
1/2 tsp agave nectar
1/2 egg white
Shake all your ingredients together, add ice, and shake again. Garnish serve, and savor the compliments.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Making the soup once you have fermented cabbage is simple, but the pickling process of the cabbage will have to be saved for another post. For this soup, I boiled pork bones and ginger until I had a rich broth. Then I added sliced picked Napa, sliced pieces of shabu shabu lamb, and vermicelli noodles. I added white pepper and chopped green onions to each bowl before ladling in the soup, and done! A delicious one pot meal completed in under half an hour. Perfect for weeknights, as long as you've done some prep ahead of time.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Saturday, January 18, 2014
She laughed, disappeared into the kitchen, and took it to a WHOLE 'NOTHER LEVEL! Love this city, love its fans, LOVE LOVE LOVE this princess cake. After all these years it's still one of the best cakes (and best bargains) in town.
Can't wait for it to be Sunday!