Monthly Archives: April 2013


The root of the problem.

A beetroot salad, in British television, seems to be shorthand for punishment or penance. However, faced with a spring season where the calendar had gotten far out ahead of the weather, that’s precisely what we made. Cold days had prevented the emergence of sweet asparagus or spring onions, so we […]


Trust.

During my Eastern Market cooking demos, I am often asked, “Do you only cook with organic ingredients?” The answer? “No.” I prefer organic, but I put my full faith in farmers. The reality is that raising and selecting healthy food is more complicated than a single factor, like organic. There […]