Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 30

Monk fish with peppers, saffron, and cherry tomatoes

A couple of months ago a found this monk fish recipe on the website of an Italian magazine, “donna moderna”. I made it and really liked it so I am posting it here in English.

Nov 22

Thanksgiving sunset

We had a marvelous Thanksgiving day in New York City. A gorgeous clear sunny day. This was today’s sunset over the city skyline and its reflection in the Reservoir Lake of Central Park. Hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving!  

Nov 17

Butternut Squash Risotto

This recipe is perfect for this season. As a base I used shallots and roasted butternut squash, and added sage, nutmeg and black pepper as accents. I used extra virgin olive oil instead of butter, to make it a low-cholesterol recipe I also used home made vegetable broth, which I made in advance and kept …

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Nov 05

Bird Watching and The City

I took this picture walking on Roosevelt Island. In the background is the Queensboro Bridge.