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Avocados: what about some in my next salad?
Kike is bringing a variety of Fingerling and Peruvian potatoes from Edison, organically grown. Excellent with my oven roasted chicken.
I love to buy flowers. Clement will sell you fresh flowers from Vesta near San Diego that will last for more than a week.
P. Y of Pudwill Farm of Nipomo, near Pismo Beach, has all types of berries for my Fruit Tart and Zabaglione Tart.
....all sorts of zucchini....
...and vine ripe tomatoes (pricey though).
And something unusual: Artichokes flowers. They are spectacular and they will last for weeks.
Elsie of Kenter Canyon Farms has always a smile for the customers and herbs and salads from Filmore.
Buying zucchini flowers for pasta or for frying.
I go every Saturday to the Santa Monica Farmers Market. It is a pleasure to shop for fresh fruit and vegetables at the end of spring.
It’s time for cherries and apricots. We start seeing the first eggplants and bell peppers. The profusion of colors, the scent of the herbs and the flowers.... I like to go early when the vegetables, just picked the night before, are still fresh.
Everything is produced in California, is picked up fresh, and most of the produce is organically cultivated.
Join me while I shop for my cooking classes of the next week.
It’s time for cherries and apricots. I will make a wonderful clafoutis.