Author Nina Planck

Farm & Garden
0 Lunch at Larkspur Landing, CA

Lunch at Larkspur Landing, CA. A beautiful farmers’ market next to a great redwood-tree sculpture playground and fine bookseller, Diesel. The Farmer’s Wife made me a plate of local greens, a fried egg, fennel sausage with local meat, jicama, and avocado.

Farm & Garden
0 The Landscape I See

Looking out the plane window, westbound to SF from NYC, I am struck by my limited understanding of, and vocabulary for, the landscape I see. In Nebraska, what are those large, perfect circles in shades of brown and green, some with shaded pie-shapes?

0 Savory Yogurt

I’ve been eating savory yogurt. Thick, whole-milk yogurt — never skim or low-fat — with lots of flavor –maybe walnuts, pine nuts, za’atar, olive oil, salt, pepper, cayenne, cinnamon, and whatever fruit or vegetables I have around, including soft, brown griddled onions.

0 The Real Food Cookbook

In my twenties, I found myself living in London, England, and sorely homesick for an inimitable and tactile experience of home. What I missed most was a weekly visit to a busy farmers’ market, brimming with fresh, seasonal produce sold by …

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