Basic Little Potato & Five Onion Soup (with 4 Variations)

Potato and Five Onion Soup

Did you know that the homely little potato, supreme staple among staples, the vegetable that we are most apt to both love and take for granted, was lauded in 2008 by the United Nations with the International Year of the Potato? As the website says, the purpose of this focus is to raise global ...

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Fresh Primer: Strawberries | LunaCafe

Fresh Primer: Strawberries

Everything you need to know about fresh strawberries, including season, selection, storage, preparation, cooking, great partners, and recipes. If you ask ten people at random to name their favorite berry, ...

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Flavor Pairing: Rhubarb + Rose Petal | LunaCafe

Flavor Pairing: Rhubarb + Rose Petal

Is it happenstance that rhubarb and roses come into play simultaneously in the Northwest? You know that old adage, "What grows together goes together," right? One of the things I enjoy most about cooking is ...

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Rhubarb Roundup | LunaCafe

Fresh Rhubarb Roundup

All my favorite rhubarb recipes, plus Fresh Rhubarb Primer. Hallelujah! It's April and Northwest Farmers Markets are overflowing with heavenly field-grown rhubarb. And unlike in the bad-old-days, the bounty ...

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Lime & Vanilla Scented Rhubarb Clafouti

Lime & Vanilla Scented Rhubarb Clafouti

Clafouti (pronounced klah-foo-tee), a simple French custard-cake, is the perfect foil for the fresh fruit and berries of summer. Formulas vary wildly from one end of the spectrum (custard) to the other (cake). ...

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