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International Potluck Party

Alain Passard here we come!!!  Class trip to L’Arpège à Paris!  Or maybe Riccardo might recommend Enoteca Pinchiorri in Florence, Italy!  His treat!  Scherzo Riccardo, non ti preocupare! 501 more words

Grow Old With Me

I’ve had this one cookbook with me for a quarter of a century: SUNDAYS AT MOOSEWOOD RESTAURANT, a tome of recipes from the world…

(but not Korea, but I pardon the omission because what do Ithacans know from Korean food?) 162 more words


Seed Saving and Caponata

As I greedily eat our aubergines, I do have half an eye on next year. My seed saving experiments with chillis and borlotti beans worked well this year – the squash not so much – but I do want to try and save more of my seeds next year. 334 more words



Caponata and I have a warm history. I remember eating this on Dad’s homemade bread when I was a little girl. I love this stuff so much. 260 more words


E Is for Eggplant


I was never partial to eating eggplant until Jean began cooking it. It wasn’t part of my family’s German-American menu in my childhood, and I basically knew it somewhat later as part of eggplant parmesan, a dish I came to like at Italian restaurants when the eggplant was mild, but which all too often was bitter, even biting. 985 more words

Caponata - Italian sweet and sour

Caponata is a humble but delicious Sicilian eggplant dish.  While the origin of the name is unknown, it is considered by many Siciliani to be a core dish of the region’s cuisine . 277 more words

Eating In

Farm to Fork Recipes: Caponata

Late August has brought to the harvest basket a large, beautiful crop of eggplant. Eggplant is versatile and can be  fried, stir-fried, grilled, broiled, baked, roasted, etc. 53 more words

Awbury Agricultural Village