You’ve probably seen pictures of stacks of perfectly round, sky-high, fluffy pancakes topped with perfectly square pats of butter and just the right drizzle of syrup. These soufflé pancakes are one of the latest food trends coming from Japan, and frequently featured all over Instagram
In this recipe I grill the avocado until grill marks develop so the avocado has a smoky, charred flavor. It pairs well with the bright, acidic notes of the citrus and crisp, slightly sweet licorice flavor of the fennel.
Napa Valley is a stretch of Northern, CA that is about 30 miles long by 5 miles wide but “Napa” is often used to refer to the overall mountainous wine country that encompasses Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley. It is no understatement to say that I ate and drank my way down that particular stretch.