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I absolutely love it when you can get ripe tomatoes that smell wonderful and taste sweet. If you can, then this sauce is delicious over almost anything….including pasta, toast rubbed with garlic, or over an omelet. It is uncooked. Uncooked Tomato Sauce Ingredients: 5 pounds of fresh ripe tomatoes (or...

 Since my house was up in the hills and to the left of the city of Nice, Cuisine Niçoise was all around me. Cuisine Nicoise is different because until...

This is a warm colorful soup to make this time of year with pumpkins. The “pumpkins” I found in the south of France didn’t quite look...

Every Christmas my father took us to Luchow’s, a German restaurant in New York City. Every year he miraculously acquired the table by the huge Christmas...

  When I had my house in the South of France, lavender grew everywhere…in the driveway, up and down the hill, all around the garden. I would pick...

  I am so happy to introduce all of you to my friend Warren Bobrow. I emailed him asking for advice about conjuring up a scary brew for Halloween...

I want to talk about food and flowers, a topic that draws me into windows (like this one in Paris) with utter fascination, into plates with a delicately...

Meet Chef Marlon Damian from the Aruba Mariott. As I promised you a few days ago, I am now going to share with you the recipes he gave me from my cooking...

What could be better than being in Paris and eating all the chocolate you ever could dream of, most of it free samples, and most of it the finest chocolate...

Last night I sat out on my balcony at the Aruba Marriott listening to whisps of music drift up from the beach. My hotel had a great reggae band, so good...

Cooking with a French accent..