When we start working on an idea we start writing. We think of the parts and pieces. There is always a foundation. It can be a classic dish, an ingredient or a color. Once we start writing we cut, paste, scratch and formulate. Here is the list we used to build our take off of linguini with clam sauce. The full recipe and pictures are over on Serious Eats. What I truly love about this dish and this list is we held nothing back. We extracted as much flavor, texture and nuance out of each element in this dish that we possibly could. And the results were delicious. And the ideas we discovered and revealed in our processes would easily translate to a more classic rendition of linguini with clam sauce.
February 17, 2005