the Epicurean Table website!
who is, favourite rant, very
brief bio, photo and contact information
suggestions for the vegetarian or non
must haves, basics, and explanation
of abbreviations used and much more
recipes and more recipes
ingredients, info. and their recipes
sense, weights, liquid
measures, oven temperatures common ingredients
a page for experts imagined or real, chasing
the myths, easy tips wine quotes
a roast, golden fruitcake,
Cuisine - for
now, Spanish and Turkish plus
much cultural info and photos
is in season?
cherries, red currant, peach, aubergine, beetroot,
fennel, courgette, kohlrabi, lamb, mackerel, crab,
tomatoes, runner beans
Focus of the Month:
flowers, yellow and red, blues and pinks, summer fruits
chilled soups and
cooling drinks laced with mint
swim in a lake in Berlin
lazing in the shade, a fan, cold sangria, watching the
"To eat is a necessity, but to
eat intelligently is an art.
"A soup is to a meal what a
beautiful entrance hall is to a house."
(G. del la Reynière 1758-1838)
"Our lives are not in the lap
of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks."
"Fish, to taste right, must
swim three times --in water, in butter and in wine."
"Cooking is like love.
It should be entered into with abandon or not at all."
(Harriet Van Horne)
"Serenely full, the epicure
would say, Fate cannot harm me, I have dined to-day."
"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well."
"A good cook
is like a
"Non-cooks think it's silly to invest two hour's work in
two minutes' enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent,
well, so is ballet."
this website, I showcase selected seasonal menus for the vegetarian or non.
You will also find samplings of other
recipes from Welcome to My Kitchen!
for main courses and other dishes as well as desserts for the epicurean in
thought . . .
you haven't the patience, or your priorities are elsewhere - then
this is not the site for you. You will neither find a box of this, a can
of that listed as ingredients, nor microwave cooking. No, no.
I think the Villa would short circuit in protest, and I care enough to make
if you, dear visitor, know no other
way, perhaps you can be inspired
to try a 'quaint' approach to self nourishing - making your own, instead of pre-packaged commercial
Rediscover the sensuousness of good, quality food - food that excites the eyes,
the nose, the palate and create culinary memories.
del Azahar, Spain