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Jeremy Cherfas

Glorious morning; second flush of the giant, blowsy hibiscus.

Glorious morning; second flush of the giant, blowsy hibiscus.

Glorious morning; second flush of the giant, blowsy hibiscus.

Jeremy Cherfas

Harbinger?

Harbinger?

Harbinger?

Jeremy Cherfas

Sandwiches for a Sunday expedition.

Sandwiches for a Sunday expedition.

Sandwiches for a Sunday expedition.

Jeremy Cherfas

That’s a wrap.

That’s a wrap.

That’s a wrap.

Jeremy Cherfas

Zucchini sott’olio continued

Zucchini sott’olio continued

Zucchini sott’olio continued.

When I started on Thursday I thought I might need to get extra jars. I had no clue how much they would shrink. And I have called time 24 hours early. A little rest now before bottling.

Jeremy Cherfas

Picked a good weekend for it, I hope

Picked a good weekend for it, I hope

Picked a good weekend for it, I hope. Zucchini sott’olio combining @domenicacooks and @carla_tomasi recipes.

They are already pretty tasty, even at this early stage.

Jeremy Cherfas

It didn’t rain

It didn’t rain

It didn’t rain. Again.

Jeremy Cherfas

The water is a breathtaking 8C

The water is a breathtaking 8C

The water is a breathtaking 8C

Jeremy Cherfas

Too hot for this baking malarkey, but needs must

Too hot for this baking malarkey, but needs must

Too hot for this baking malarkey, but needs must.

I’ve been playing around with grano arso, the burnt or smoked wheat that was the prerogative of the gleaner. Now you can just buy a bag. It makes a satisfying, velvety chocolate loaf with a definite smoky perfume. This one is 20% grano arso and 20% wholemeal at 70% hydration.

Jeremy Cherfas

New cacti are enjoying life right now.

New cacti are enjoying life right now.

New cacti are enjoying life right now.