Tag Archives: Nasturtiums

Pan-fried tilapia; Moros y Cristianos; radish greens – 8 June 2018

Out of the blue, D said You could buy fish since you’re going to the Bowl. Who said anything about fish? Seems he had in mind that black beans and rice would go nicely with fish, which of course was … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with filet beans and tapenade – 4 June 2018

This is one of D’s favorite things to make – it’s from Chez Panisse Pasta, Pizza, and Calzone. Steam the beans one minute, make the tapenade (garlic + salt -> paste, olive oil, olives, anchovies, cognac). Serve the cooked spaghetti … Continue reading

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Leftover nasturtium pasta; broccoli – 21 June 2017

When I was making this pasta yesterday I suggested to D that I just make enough for dinner, but he said no, make a whole half recipe and we can have leftovers. I reheated the pasta slowly in a covered … Continue reading

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Penne with nasturtiums in a cheese/cream sauce; baby bok choi – 20 June 2017

This is a favorite recipe that we have at least once a year, while the volunteer nasturtiums are overrunning the yard. We’re a bit late this year, in fact, as they are already fading with the lack of rain (normal, … Continue reading

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Nasturtium pizza – 30 August 2014

I decided to make up a new pizza, to use up at least something in the fridge. But what would it be? I decided to play off the nasturtium pasta recipe I make from The Pasta Bible, since I had … Continue reading

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Salad on the deck – 13 May 2014

It was in the high 80s here, and the 90s where I work. D’s workplace overheats in hot weather, so he decided to take today (and tomorrow) off, instead of the weekend, which is supposed to be temperate. And, he … Continue reading

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Penne with nasturtiums in creamy cheese sauce; green beans – 17 June 2013

Hm. WordPress looks all different. Seems to work… D reminded me today that I have a large chunk of Fontina Valle d’Aosta from The Cheese Board that I want to use and not let get old. This was an exceptionally … Continue reading

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Penne with cheese sauce and nasturtiums; grilled zucchini strips – 12 May 2013

Addpix I bought some excellent Roquefort at The Cheese Board last weekend, and used it, and also the wonderful Fontina Valle d’Aosta, in tonight’s pasta. The Roquefort will reappear in a couple of nights on another pasta or the pizza … Continue reading

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Penne with cheese sauce and nasturtiums – 7 April 2013

Addpix I made ths pasta under false pretenses – I thought I still had some of the excellent Cheese Board Roquefort to use up, and I didn’t; I thought I could use the last of the cream, but it was … Continue reading

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Elicoidali with nasturtiums and cheeses; chard – 6 May 2012

Supposed to be penne, but this is at least tubular… Three separate cooking pans come together in this pasta, from The Pasta Bible. Penne are boiled till done. Meanwhile, cream is boiled down a bit (used half and half and … Continue reading

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Nasturtium pasta; zucchini – 10 June 2011

I decided to use the rampant volunteer nasturtiums while they are abundant. This pasta, from The Pasta Bible (an exceptionally good cookbook), is actually called Penne in a Piquant Cream Sauce, but the salient feature, for me, is the color … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato-basil sauce; salad – 5 June 2011

I’m writing this on the 15th, and looking back at the pictures – quite a few of them, interestingly – to figure out what we had for dinner. D’s dad P was here, and D was cooking. He made a … Continue reading

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Asparagus bread pudding; garden salad with nasturtium – 15 May 2011

Ah, the annual asparagus bread pudding 🙂 It’s a lot of work, mostly in cleaning and picking leaves off the herb stems, but it is so worth it! The recipe is from Georgeanne Brennan’s Potager, an outstanding cookbook. We save … Continue reading

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