Fried Egg Sandwich with Spinach on an Acme Bread Levain and Avocado Puree and Striped with Sriracha
Dried Fruit Salad: Diced Persimmons, Dates, Apricots & Avocados with an Olive Oil Drizzle and Flaky Guerande Sea Salt. My magic ingredient : Preserved Meyer Lemons!
Our talented steel fabricator tests the framework of the balcony he is fabricating for us. “All good”, he exclaims. We can’t wait to get this and the many architectural details back up to make the house look like it was and better !
Contemplating the lighting fixture we need for the landing on the 3rd Floor which, now that the skylight is up, should help us determine.
Some Work & Some Play. Post walk through at the Francis House, we helped celebrate our neighbor, Robin’s 60th Birthday in St Helena.
Simple Friday Supper: Frosted Beet Celery Salad alongside a Spring Pea, Baby Kale, Gruyere & Brown Butter Omelette.
The Dormer from a 3rd Floor Guest Room The dormer window as seen from the exterior roof line.
Clouds of Egg White with a Sunny Yolk on Toast with Sesame Seed Sprinkles This …. Became this …
A dormer window was delivered today “for size”. Once it is confirmed to fit snug, then the rest of the dormer windows will follow. We had used the original restored dormer windows as template. And they are not replicable by machine. Hence the handmade nature entails time…. patience and a long wait for the roof!
On weekends, I accumulate a plethora of produce from the Green Market. The classic omelette makes for a great canvas to blanket all these: here, shiitakes, parsley, marjoram and shallots in brown butter.