Tag Archives: New Year’s Eve

Bouillabaisse

On New Year’s Eve, we received a pleasantly surprising invitation from our neighbor, Lori, to come over and share a pot of her delicious Bouillabaisse. A Southern French specialty fish stew, Bouillabaisse originated in Marseille. ‘Bouillabaisse’ in French literally describes … Continue reading

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Peruvian Ceviche with Sparkling Wine for Valentine’s Day

LOVE UNDER THE INCA SKY by R. Nandy “When I planted a stolen kiss on your lips, those tender lips so innocent and pure! Between the tall bushes and slender trees, gaining strength to endure! With your black hair’s cascading … Continue reading

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Wok-Fried Dungeness Crab with Tamarind Sauce & Pinot Gris

From California to Alaska right now, Dungeness Crabs are in season. Living in the San Francisco Bay Area, I am lucky to have great access to sweet, juicy Dungeness Crabs right in my “backyard”. Every crab season, I enjoy eating … Continue reading

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Salmon Fillets Marinated in Persimmon Sauce & 2010 Beaujolais Nouveau

Last week my colleague, Renita, gave me a bag full of fuyu persimmons. She had hand-harvested them, climbing up the tree at her mother’s house. While growing up in Korean culture, I used to eat persimmons during every harvest season. … Continue reading

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