Already second year I have a pleasure to participate in In Love with Redwood Valley "A Day of Wine, Spirits and Chocolate" @Frey wineyard. This time Matt and I made chocolates filled with smoked chestnuts, wild huckleberrie/sangiovese/ honey, Coconut infused with wild pennyroyal and clusters with beebread, raisins and walnuts from Yerba Santa Dairy.
First of all it’s gorgeous!!! Beautiful day and beautiful vistas. Very good organization. Except little misunderstanding with transportation to a start place which was solved on the spot by volunteers. Lots of water stops, nice race T-shirts, gifts, info, etc. Read More
At last after some rains porcini (boletus edulus) season is kicking in. It's nice to find these gigantic mushrooms after dealing only with chantarelles for last couple of weeks. Noting's wrong with chantarelles, they are not a bad mushroom at all……especially if prepared with freshly cought crab, carrots, onions and served with soba….. It's just nice to find a mushroom which is bigger than your head
Old Vitamix works like a champ…of course it has its own character and is ways different from his grand kid Vita-Mix 5000. But oh boy it blends…… Read More