Styling food for Downton Abbey is like catering, except one meal has to last all day. Meticulous chef and food stylist Lisa Heathcote creates the grandeur on Downton Abbey down to the last bonbon. Lynne Rossetto Kasper talks to Heathcote about her Downton adventures and creations.
Nobody does classy soap operas like the British, and Downton Abbey is up there with the best of them. You have characters you love to love or love to hate, wonderfully tangled story lines and costumes. But topping it all is the food: over-the-top, edible architecture.
The Montford Mid-Week Farmers Market is moving to the Asheville River Arts District. After more than three years at its location in the Asheville Chamber of Commerce parking lot the tailgate market is moving to 175 Clingman Avenue next to All Souls Pizza. The market will end its run in Montford Wednesday, June 25th. David Hurand spoke with Market Manager Christa Tolson.
The popular Asheville based restaurant Tupelo Honey recently announced it will open new restaurants in Raleigh and Atlanta. The restaurant also has published its' second cookbook. David Hurand spoke with the authors of Tupelo Honey Cafe: New Southern Flavors From the Blue Ridge Mountains, Elizabeth Sims and Executive Chef Brain Sonoskus about the restaurants second cookbook and the growing popularity of Asheville as a destination for tourists looking for a memorable meal.
Last week, we shared several seasonal surprises available at farmers tailgate markets. This week, we’re surprised there are even more unexpected finds to be found! Look out for cardoon, sweet potatoes in all shades, and sugar snap and snow peas…
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It’s the pearfect week to pick up pears at area farmers tailgate markets! While Asian pears—which taste like crisp, juicy apples—have been around for a bit, additional varieties are starting to arrive. Familiar Bartlett pears have been spotted at West Asheville Tailgate Market, and perhaps less-familiar Seckel pears have been spotted at North Asheville Tailgate Market.