Edible everywhere – exploring food abroad

Suburban Illinois in the 1980s wasn’t a terribly cosmopolitan place (not that it is now either). When it came to food, the most exotic thing I ate was fettuccine Alfredo in the local Italian restaurant, and the first time I had pesto, it was from a dried packet mix. It was a sad, dusty, lifeless […]


Mustard and Herb Lamb Chops with Honey Dressing

by Kristin on November 30, 2011

“So how do you like your steak done?” I asked the group watching my demo two weeks ago at Salon du Blog in France as I made my first dish of steak sandwiches with a Cashel Blue butter. “They like it rare,” said Bernadette, our translator, driver, sous chef and all-round helper for the weekend […]