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Love List: Cinco de Mayo

Love List: Cinco de Mayo

Posted 05 May 2011 | By | Categories: beauty, bhutan, book, books, culture, documentary, film, Films, food, happiness, interconnected, music, new zealand, taste | 1 Comment

Kia ora, hola, and happy Cinco de Mayo! Eight inspiring, educational, beautiful and delicious things to see, hear, read, eat and watch.

Decadent Deep-South Dark Chocolate Walnut Pie

Decadent Deep-South Dark Chocolate Walnut Pie

Posted 12 September 2010 | By | Categories: about me, ask emily, food, local food, new zealand, observations, senses, taste | 1 Comment

Last week was my second pie competition, and this year I dove deep into my memory pie-hole and pulled out the decadent chocolate walnut and bourbon pie associated with the Kentucky Derby and a favorite from Tippins Pie Pantry.

Pancake Lettering

Pancake Lettering

Posted 22 October 2009 | By | Categories: ask emily, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, love, passions, typography, video | No Comments

Three great obsessions taste great together: pancakes, lettering and photographing your food!

Wild Thymes, Honey

Wild Thymes, Honey

Posted 06 May 2009 | By | Categories: activism, animals, better world, branding, consciousness, consumerism, emily approved, environment, flowers, food, gardening, happiness, health, interconnected, product review, retail, science, senses, shopping, sustainability, taste, typography | No Comments

I’ve been seduced by a terroirist network known as New Zealand Artisan Honey, made up of passionate beekeepers producing honeys in small, quality batches from specific varietal sources among some of New Zealand’s most spectactular locations.

Links for 2008-05-26: Greening the Grocery Store

Posted 26 May 2008 | By | Categories: activism, better world, consumerism, food, links, retail, shopping, sustainability | 1 Comment

Greening the Grocery Store Our throw-away society functions on a presumption: somebody else is taking care of this waste. Investigation suggests otherwise. The landfill is a flawed design. Even recycling, in its current mode, is deficient. Only when people become aware of facts, no (tags: design recycling sustainability graphicdesign graphics green plastic supermarket retail shopping […]

Links for 2008-05-06: Quinoa and Fungi

Posted 06 May 2008 | By | Categories: food, links | No Comments

mmm… quinoa for breakfast. with cinnamon, berries and nuts Thanks Heidi, hadn’t thought of that before. Book (ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine) looks great too. Can’t wait to try this with blueberries and walnuts. (Quinoa also cooks beautifully in a rice cooker :)) (tags: 101cookbooks breakfast berries cereal wholegrain) Mushrooms will blow your mind […]

Dark. Chocolate. Sorbet. and Ice Cream at Grounded NYC

Dark. Chocolate. Sorbet. and Ice Cream at Grounded NYC

Posted 23 April 2008 | By | Categories: emily approved, food, happiness, nyc, taste | No Comments

Grounded ( Jane St, New York NY 10014) just introduced sorbets and ice creams, handmade by the multi-talented Sarah (pictured below), who also plays awesome banjo. … Other flavors to check out: spiced strawberry sorbet, Grounded house espresso, chocolate ice cream, mango cardamom sorbet and coconut creamsicle sorbet.

links for 2008-04-16: Tastes of Freedom

links for 2008-04-16: Tastes of Freedom

Posted 16 April 2008 | By | Categories: food, gardening, happiness, links, technology, webstuff | No Comments

Take a Bite out of Climate Change Anna Lappe’s new Bite Blog explores climate change through the lens of food with up-to-date info, analysis, interviews with experts in the field, tips on diet choices and actions you can take. (tags: climatechange food farming agriculture biotech biofuels hunger meat organic foodindustry ) Detailed Nomadic Taxonomy Paul Saffo’s post on Cyber-Nomads, a functional taxonomy of mobile users , dives more deeply into the metaphors quoted in my New Nomads post (Thanks, Paul!). (tags: nomads digitalnomads globalnomads urbannomads taxonomy metaphor astronauts hermitcrabs cybertrekkers ) Ask Umbra: On Rooftop Gardening Are plants grown on NYC rooftop gardens safe to eat? … (tags: gardening urban containergardening ediblegardens gardens pollution food ) Fring brings VOIP to the iPhone I just received my first VOIP call from an iPhone using Fring ( Hi Dad !).

The New French and Other Neighborhood Characters

The New French and Other Neighborhood Characters

Posted 05 April 2008 | By | Categories: culture, design, emily approved, food, happiness, nyc, observations | 1 Comment

They also ran an editorial Most Perfect Neighborhood Was feeling low this morning over some kind of romantish nonsense and about to schlep a giant duffel of old clothes down to Housing Works so they could start a new life. … Strolling back from depositing donation and trying to decide between omelette at Petite Abeille or Panino Mucho Giusto or something salady at Le Pain Quotidien, I see “The New French” on the windows of the old Le Gamin at 536 Hudson St in Maira Kalman’s unmistakable handwriting.

Salad Days in New York

Salad Days in New York

Posted 31 March 2008 | By | Categories: about me, emily approved, flowers, food, happiness, news, photography, shopping, taste | No Comments

My photo of Yuno’s Farm’s salad mix with broccoli raab flowers above is featured in this week’s New York Magazine in an article called “Salad Days” on page 104. The article reveals that Nevia No, “co-owner of South Jersey’s Yuno’s Farm, exotic seed seeker andartful arranger of what might be the most beautiful produce stand in town,” returns to Union Square with “a bevy of tender greenhouse greens, plus overwintered broccoli rabe and spinach.”

links for 2008-02-10

links for 2008-02-10

Posted 10 February 2008 | By | Categories: activism, animals, art, better world, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, flowers, food, gardening, links, nyc, senses, sustainability, technology | No Comments

Betting a Farm Would Work in Queens – New York Times Sur les paves la ferme (Over the pavement, the farm), is the theme of Work Architecture‘s winning proposal for P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center‘s 2008 summer courtyard. Reflects the movement from industrialization to postindustrialization, from global to local, from free market to farmer’s market, and […]

NZ Notes: Sorry S.P…. I’m leaving you for Antipodes

NZ Notes: Sorry S.P…. I’m leaving you for Antipodes

Posted 06 December 2007 | By | Categories: better world, branding, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, environment, food, happiness, health, marketing, passions, product review, senses, sustainability, taste, travel, typography | 1 Comment

I love bubbly beverages: Champagne and sparkling water are always my drinks of choice. Among the sparklers, Antipodes stands out. Coming from a deep natural aquifer to the surface in Whakatane, New Zealand, Antipodes has real mouth appeal. It’s less aggressively carbonated than my usual brew, San Pellegrino, and it’s easy on the eyes too. […]

NZ Notes: Auckland Hilton: White & Bellini

NZ Notes: Auckland Hilton: White & Bellini

Posted 06 December 2007 | By | Categories: culture, emily approved, food, senses, taste, technology, travel | 1 Comment

Overlooking Waitemata harbor’s expansive blue vista, the White Restaurant at the Hilton Auckland features a cool palette, warm service and delightful meals. Starting with our first favorite meal of the day, highlights of the breakfast buffet include poached pears with vanilla beans, blueberries with cinnamon sticks and apricots with cardamom pods. These are delicious over […]