Poached Pears with Cardamom and Saffron This is the magic of saffron, Ottolenghi says of one of the simplest recipes included in the new book. A few ingredients manage to give the pears an almost regal look thats quite spectacular.
Ernesto Neto, Brazilian sculptor and all-around awesome guy. I saw his exhibit at SLAM years ago and it was awesome. Nylon fabric filled with spices and stretched from the ceiling to the floor. The smell was amazing.
"Shibboleth" Doris Salcedo 2007 Artist's statement: "It represents borders, the experience of immigrants, the experience of segregation, the experience of racial hatred. It is the experience of a Third World person coming into the heart of Europe.
Doris Salcedo, Installation at International Istanbul Biennial, Salcedo's idea was to create a "topography of war"--not tied to a specific historical event, but to war in general. wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul.