Christiana George

Ginger Ice Cream, And Lately I’ve Been Loving…

Another ice cream recipe… I’m on a roll! Now on to the recipe. Imagine the coolness of ginger in ice cream form. Or rather, imagine...

Pasta Puttanesca, And Design Sponge

Hi folks, I’m excited to announce that I’m over on Design Sponge today, serving up some pasta puttanesca! While some may contend that this pasta is a...

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Soba with Eggplant and Mango

On lazy evenings, when dinner is only an afterthought, my parents like to steam eggplant until it’s soft. Until it became a soggy pulp,...

Caponata, And the Rainstorm of Rainstorms

Remember how I said that I’d rekindled my love for eggplant? Well, part of that was helped along by some amazing caponata—an Italian eggplant appetizer—I...

Eating For Myself, Or Indulging in Simple Pleasures

Last week, Chris’s dad, a fanatical triathlete, was competing in the bike portion of a competition in Santa Barbara when he got hit by...

Rosemary Sage Pork Chops & Sage-Braised Tomatoes

When Chris got back from California, I found myself seriously craving meat. After all, for the past week, I’d basically subsisted on eggs and cheese....

Banana Bread, Or Why I Threw a Tantrum

You know that scene in Julie & Julia when Julie has a meltdown because of aspic? Ha, that was me yesterday, and it wasn’t pretty. “Why am...

An Ode to Tomatoes, And A Caprese Salad

Can I tell you my favorite way of eating tomatoes? Actually, let me qualify that question, because I think we can all agree that...

Little Brown Bettys, Pockets of Fall

Summer absconded in the night. And it’s now officially autumn. I know it’s official because I can bear wearing long pants again, and the hot...

Don’t Think Fat, Think Pork Belly: Dongpo Pork

Though my sister and I were never picky eaters, my mom had to apply her persuasion skills every now and then to get us...

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Welcome to The Tart Tart, my not-so-tart take on food, writing, and photography. I decided to start up this sucker after repeated nagging from Chris, my fiance, who cannot understand why the sight of a farmer’s market would send me into ecstatic convulsions (okay, total overstatement. I can be quite the histrionic at times). With that said, my interests, though chiefly in food, also span fashion, design, literature, and photography. So don’t mind the seemingly non sequitur odds and ends I toss in posts at times.

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