Wow! Two-Thousand-And-Eleven. It has been such a good year, one of deep introspection, tightening things down, fine-tuning & getting our hands around this entity called Dolcezza. She has become a real force, one with her own moods & momentum, and she now has 7+ plus years under her belt. She matures, she evolves, she gets finer and richer, and so do we as we ride along with her.
We are currently heading into our Summer-Fall transition, where the bright colorful Summer fruits retreat and make way for the Fall earthen fruits, bringing the likes of young ginger, crookneck pumpkins, apples, pears, ciders and honey. We are so fond of these moments, these moments of transition, where we cycle from one set of ingredients into another. It is such a beautiful experience, learning about what grows in the local area, when it grows in the local area, and who it is that grows & makes this food. Without this knowledge and this food and these relationships, we would be that much poorer, in all senses of the word. So, we welcome the new season and say goodbye to the old one, again, we can’t wait to see what she brings.