Fresh peas are my favorite springtime vegetables. Asparagus, morels, and fiddlehead ferns are also fleeting and early spring treats, and I love them all, but there’s just something extra special about fresh green peas.
Gosh, I love it when a restaurant is a pleasant surprise! I don’t know what I expected from the new Winston’s Bar and Grill where Nichol’s used to be on Montauk Highway in East Hampton, but I just didn’t expect such good food.
After duck, lamb is my absolute favorite meat. It is healthy, delicious in many forms, and sadly, quite expensive. Since I don’t cook a lot of meat, cooking lamb intimidates me. So I order it in restaurants, which is really expensive.
After a week of cooking for ourselves and being cooked for by the lovely Ann Samuel while on vacation in St. Lucia, it was time to venture down the steep hill to Soufriere and have lunch in a restaurant.
Having been to St. Lucia a few times before, we were well aware that there is no fresh meat available, no fresh dairy products, and that fish is caught and brought into town in the mornings in wheelbarrows and it is catch as catch can, so to speak.
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