This is a long overdue post. It’s embarrassing how long it’s been since my last entry, but sometimes “ya just get into a cooking rut.” Or at least that’s what I’ve been telling myself. The good news is I’ve got an amazing recipe.
Ever since Esalen and Big Sur, I’ve noticed that fresh food - really fresh food – makes a difference on how tasty your meals can be. When I buy lettuces, fruits and vegetables from Whole Foods they are good. They are by far better than Trader Joe’s or Safeway. But I knew there was still something that couldn’t quite put my finger on.
I had been thinking a lot about the salads and the tomatoes from Esalen, and how I could not replicate the taste from any of my produce here. Then it hit me. What I found the true difference between Esalen and my food to be was how close it came from the source. (duh) More »