dinner, May 14, 2009

  • roasted chickpeas accompanied by mixed Spanish olives
  • grilled lamb steak (Whole Foods) finished with oil, chopped thyme and lemon;  accompanied by roasted potato “chips” (Biintje, from Bill Maxwell’s farm at the Union Square Greenmarket) tossed first with oil, crushed oregano and dried thyme;  and grilled red spring onions finished with drops of balsamic vinegar
  • wine:  Chateau la Fagotte Haut-Medoc 2005, gift of a friend
  • kumquats