If you’ve been hitting the Farmers’ Markets recently, you know that stone fruit, particularly peaches and nectarines are going OFF right now.
As always, our friends at Blossom Bluff Orchards have some incredible offerings in this department, and if you’ve been to the Blossom Bluff stand you know that they have an uncanny ability to pick [...]
Every restaurant has a rhythm. Any restaurant that manages to keep its doors open, doesn’t have a lot of down time, but there’s varying types of intensity—planning, innovation, tedium, stress, exhaustion…celebration. For us…
This Friday, December 16th will mark the 25th anniversary of Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant. More personally, we are celebrating Chef Jonah’s first year as Oliveto Executive Chef. We thought we’d give you our impression on this past year…
from left to right: chanterelle, porcini, black hedgehog, hedgehog
Those unusual black hedgehogs will be in an appetizer that screams late autumn:
Pan-roasted pigeon with Acorn squash purée and black hedgehog mushrooms
When we first got involved with locally grown grains over four years ago, one of our long term goals was the pursuit of identity preserved wheat. By this we mean a particular variety grown by a farmer we know and trust, and milled into flour without being blended with other varieties or wheats from other [...]
Some real beauties arrived from Martin this week. Fresh picked Borlotti, Cannellini, and some of the biggest Gigante we’ve ever seen.
Chef Jonah’s been doing a lovely salad that will be on the menu throughout the week:
Marinated pole and bush beans with Lipstick peppers, watercress, and sherry vinaigrette