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Narsai David: Spring Is Asparagus Season

In the Bay Area, springtime is when fresh, local asparagus–a vegetable with an ancient history–comes on the market. It’s usually in season from mid-April until mid-June. So, which to choose, the skinny stuff or the fat stalks?

04/18/2014

rhubarb (photo courtesy Getty images)

Narsai David: Rhubarb Ginger Crisp Recipe

Narsai David enjoyed his first field-grown rhubarb of the season and has concocted a delicious dessert recipe involving ginger and baked crispiness.

04/04/2014

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Narsai David Wine Report: Russian River Valley’s 2011 Pinot Noirs

The 2011 vintage in California was a trying one for wine growers, Luckily, however, there are still some beautiful 2011 Pinot Noirs available from the Russian River Valley, like this year’s selection Gary Farrell selection and Dutton-Goldfield.

03/28/2014

Narsai David Cookbook Review: “The Complete Cooking For Two Cookbook”

There’s a marvelous new cookbook from the editors of America’s Test Kitchen that’s just been published called “The Complete Cooking For Two Cookbook” that’s a notable and worthy alternative to most recipes that serve four to six.

03/21/2014

A man tastes a glass of a wine.

Narsai David: Mixing Wines, Cooking Wines

Here’s why you shouldn’t be afraid to add a little splash to a wine that’s lacking, or cook with a wine that’s past its prime.

03/14/2014

Oranges (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai David On The Varieties Of Citrus + Making Marmalade

Narsai gives some historical tidbits on how citrus fruits played into California’s Gold Rush, before sharing his marmalade recipe that can use grapefruit, limes, lemons or oranges.

03/07/2014

Narsai David: Baking Bread At Home

There’s so much variability in the different recipes for bread dough that I’ve encountered over the years, enough that anyone interested in experimenting with baking bread at home should not be afraid to try.

02/28/2014

Narsai David Wine Review: Best Maine Lobster

Narsai David: Lobster Sauce On Valentine’s Day

Narsai David was able to get a recipe for for a lobster sauce made with tarragon leaves perfect for a chilled salad, also perfect for Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2014

Heirloom Tomatoes (credit: Abdullah Pope/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai David Food Report: Colorful And Healthy Heirloom Vegetables

Recently, I saw a menu item in a restaurant called “heirloom cauliflower” and I chuckled to myself, what do they mean by ‘heirloom’?

02/01/2014

Dessert (credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Narsai David At San Francisco’s Fancy Food Show

What did Narsai find during his visit at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco?

01/25/2014

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