FOOD HOLIDAY: An Ice Cream Cake For National Strawberry Ice Cream Day

Celebrate National Strawberry Ice Cream Day! Photo courtesy Waitrose.   January 15th is National Strawberry Ice Cream Day. We love this easy strawberry ice cream cake adapted from British upscale grocery giant Waitrose. The company has a royal warrant to supply groceries, wine and spirits to Queen Elizabeth II and to Prince Charles. In this… Continue reading “FOOD HOLIDAY: An Ice Cream Cake For National Strawberry Ice Cream Day”

TIP OF THE DAY: Romanesco, Neither Broccoli Nor Cauliflower

Isn’t it beautiful? Romanesco looks like it’s been sculpted by an artist. It’s a member of the cruciferous vegetables family (Brassicaceae) that includes broccoli and cauliflower, among others. If it seems exotic, that’s because we rarely find it in U.S. markets. But romanesco grown in California is in season now. In the U.S., it’s also… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Romanesco, Neither Broccoli Nor Cauliflower”