if god had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn't have given us grandmothers.
I'm not terribly good at three-page recipes - I tend to skip bits - or anything that involves marinating things in juniper berries.
I wanted to write about what we were doing at the French Laundry, the recipes and the stories.
The unlikely combination of potatoes and pasta does appear in some Italian recipes.
To me, my recipes are priceless.
Recipes can be incredibly vague where chillies are concerned.