Cooking with Simon: Stomp grapes and eat Texas food
If you’re picking up the newspaper on Saturday, you still have a chance to come out to Sabor a Pasion and celebrate the grape harvest at the 2nd Annual Charity Grape Stomp.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Summer produce brings recipe inspiration
Chefs are always recreating their menus and finding new inspiration for recipes. People ask me how where my new ideas come from and what I do to get inspired. The answer – mowing the lawn – and, by the way, I have a lot of lawn, vineyard and fields to mow.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Garden vegetables ready to harvest
Last month, I was invited to cook for a group of clients at a fishing lodge in Alaska. It was quite an experience – beautiful scenery, amazing salmon, halibut, and great accessibility to some of the best fishing in the world.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Red, white and watermelon
Happy 4th of July weekend! On every street corner the fruit of Texas is being sold from the back of old trucks and roadside produce stands.
Cooking with Simon: Celebrate July 4th with lamb burgers
Being born in one country and raised in another can bring a bit of confusion to one’s life. And then to find yourself living in a third country as an adult, is one reason this kiwi is all messed up.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Beautiful berries in a no-cook dessert
The berry season is upon us and with such an abundance of fruit there are so many ways to eat them. The list goes on with strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and raspberries.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Fire up the grill for Father’s Day
This weekend is Father’s Day and dads all across the country will be opening presents that have been picked out by adoring children.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Try a Scotch Egg instead of deviled egg
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the stately manors of England and picnics we used to have on the grounds at Chatsworth.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Green with envy over homegrown lettuce
Looks like summer is almost here and fortunately, the temperatures have been mild and we’ve been getting a good amount of rain. And with that rain comes lots of growth in the vegetable garden.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Celebrate Memorial Day with countryside dining
Happy Memorial Day to everyone! What a great celebration.
But when I have memories of loved ones who served in wars I remember my uncles and granddad in both World Wars, and the harrowing experiences of my great-aunt who survived prison camps during World War II.
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