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C is for Cake

I’m working on the Cs now and was delighted to find that the first word which needed redefining was Cake: Oxford Dictionary definition:  Mixture of flour, butter, eggs, sugar etc. 9 more words


Lemon Cake with Candied Basil Crumb

This deceptively beautiful cake is surprisingly simple – and inexpensive to make. The base is a simple lemon cake, whisked excessively to a lighter-than-usual sponge, and the basil topping ma… 12 more words


Is the outrage over a $300-egg spoon elitist, sexist or just plain ridiculous?

The New York Times called it one of the “great food culture wars of the 21st century.” It all began in 2009 when pioneer of California cuisine and champion of the Slow Food movement, Alice Waters, cooked an egg over an open fire in an iron spoon for a reporter on… 468 more words


Opening Unknown Doors

Pushing yourself to ask for what you want is so much more difficult that it sounds. It’s easier to imagine getting on the plane to take an adventure of a lifetime than to actually board the plane. 1,752 more words

What Alice Waters misses on food

Alice Waters returned to her home state of New Jersey last week amid an unusual storm. All day, a mix of snow and rain poured down while high winds downed trees and pushed the precipitation until it seemed to be coming at cars and house sideways. 1,078 more words

Feed Me

Food, Architecture and Montessori Education

One of the last places one might expect to find an article about Alice Waters, the owner and chef at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, Calif., is in an issue of Architectural Digest. 402 more words

Montessori Education

"How we eat can change the world."

“How we eat can change the world.”

Alice Waters, chef