“pick one, / let’s have it for dinner” (hitotsu moide gohan ni shyou) This etegami features a curvaceous butternut squash I had for dinner recently. The heat of summer must have me… Continue reading
This is a long-overdue post, drafted in winter about a winter fruit called the Buddha’s Hand citron. I was reminded of this draft while catching up with the GastroPod podcast, which recently had… Continue reading
One more watermelon etegami of the year, this time featuring a cocktail recipe I worked up this summer, the Angel Frappe. It is an absinthe-based cocktail, inspired by Mt. Defiance’s Absinthe, a local… Continue reading
Another pun for the week, following on the Japanese lemon pun… this one is again in Japanese, and reads “ぶどうひとつぶ、どう？” (budou hitotsubu, dou?) and means, “How about a grape?”
We are having one last semi-summery weekend in DC in early October…
you make a lemony pun in Japanese, right? The card reads “レモンの入れもん” (remon no iremon), which means, basically, “a thing that lemons are in.” It’s funnier in Japanese.
Happy Friday to you! Here’s a little cocktail I concocted, using Green Hat gin, from the DC-based distillery New Columbia Distillers. I think I created this drink last December or January, and the… Continue reading
This recipe I just made up, based on a great item on the menu of Bistro Bohem, a Czech place in my neighborhood. I have tried to find an “official” recipe for… Continue reading
I got this recipe from here –the recipe may not seem that exciting, but this is delicious soup. And, if you have to use a red or green pepper instead of yellow, the… Continue reading
A classic French meal… and really quite easy!