Monthly archive March, 2011
Nicolas-Henry Jeaurat de Bertry – Soufflé Edged with Asparagus

Nicolas-Henry Jeaurat de Bertry – Soufflé Edged with Asparagus

As an art historian, I find the artist’s conceptual process to be incredibly intriguing, it lends readability and a deeper understanding to the artwork. In interviews, I am often asked to describe my methods of adapting an artwork into a recipe and truth be told, my approach varies greatly from post to post. There is...
Colour Green - Jonathan Monk - Greens Salad

Colour Green – Jonathan Monk – Greens Salad

Green is one of the most abundant colors; there are greens in every imaginable shade and tone throughout the world’s natural landscapes. From green algae to rainforest canopies, green permeates and dominates in its diversity. Individual greens are often blurred as countless plants merge into a color field, many overlapping green leaves forming the density...
Jacob van Hulsdonck - Orange & Almond Cake with Pomegranates & Poppy Seeds

Jacob van Hulsdonck – Orange & Almond Cake with Pomegranates & Poppy Seeds

This is the last weekend before the Feasting on Art Recipe Contest deadline. Submit your entries now to be in the running to win a copy of the cookbook, Food of the Louvre. Historically, the pomegranate was used to symbolise fertility due to the mythical origins of the fruit. As related by Silvia Malaguzzi in...
François Bonvin - Chili & Garlic Roasted Pumpkin with Coriander & Lime

François Bonvin – Chili & Garlic Roasted Pumpkin with Coriander & Lime

Chili, garlic, lime and coriander; these four flavours crop up in my recipes more often than not. When combined, they yield a dish that is flavoursome and bright, and can be applied to almost anything. This recipe for roasted pumpkin first appeared on my Christmas table a couple of years ago, and it produced so...
Colour Green - Lin Fengmian - Hot & Sour Lime Soup

Colour Green – Lin Fengmian – Hot & Sour Lime Soup

When considering the colour green, there are a number of connotations that are promptly conjured; green is the colour of money and wealth, through which one can become ‘green with jealously.’ Likewise, it is the colour of nature, growth, and life and one can have a ‘green thumb.’ It is within the secret green porcelain...
Pavlos Dionyssopoulos - Mushrooms Stuffed with Feta & Parmesan

Pavlos Dionyssopoulos – Mushrooms Stuffed with Feta & Parmesan

On the surface, the small bar in Newtown, Sydney, filled with antlers and aptly named Moose appears to have little in common with Cafe Felix, an Ann Arbor mainstay known for French-style tapas. The commonality the restaurants share appears in the form of a carefully roasted mushroom, upended to form a small cup and filled...