Archive for April, 2013

By Nadia Arumugam |

Asparagus Season Is Here!

If you’ve been paying attention to the Farmer’s Markets in the last week or so, you’ll have noticed that there’s something a little unusual going on. The asparagus have arrived, a few weeks early than expected. They’ve caught us all a little unawares nestled, as they are, next to the ramps, but perhaps that’s what [Read more]

By Nadia Arumugam |

Spring Is In The Air, Put Rosemary On the Table

I’ve been thinking much about rosemary of late, and cooking with it a lot too. The warmer weather makes me want to throw handfuls of fresh herbs in everything – and rosemary, with its big, bold, florally bouquet, is just the thing to welcome spring. On a more practical note, if you have any outdoor [Read more]

By Charity Shumway |

Fig Varieties: Common Fig Sounds Boring but Isn’t!

image Here’s something I think it just crazy awesome: In Italy, RIGHT NOW, there are fig trees growing that are exact clones of fig trees from the 1st century. Someone cut a branch from a fig tree back in the days of Pliny the Elder, and they turned that branch into a new tree, and [Read more]