Risotto with Fresh Chanterelle Mushrooms and Shaved Black Truffle

Thursday, October 15, 2009

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After I attended BlogHer Food, I had an extra day in San Francisco to hang around and do some more sightseeing before my flight home.   The first place I hit was The Ferry Building Marketplace.  It isn’t a very large market, but what it lacks in quantity, it more than makes up for in quality.

The San Francisco Ferry Building is a terminal for ferries that travel across the San Francisco Bay.   The present structure opened in 1898, replacing its wooden predecessor, and survived both the 1906 and the 1989 earthquakes.

On the grounds outside the building there was what appeared to be a farmer’s market/craft fair going on.  I wandered around a little, picked up a couple of t-shirts and moved on.  Inside the building was where the real action was!  There was a host of specialty and artisan food shops and restaurants.  I was in heaven!  It was a good thing I packed one of my big old Envirosax bags in my purse that morning! read more >>

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Hello and welcome to SGCC! I’m Susan, a professional writer, food columnist, recipe developer, wife, mother, daughter and sister, who used to be a lawyer in a previous life. My love of food comes from a long line of wonderful and creative Italian home cooks who didn’t always have a lot, but knew how to make a lot out of what they had. I hope that you enjoy yourself while you’re here, and visit often! read more >>

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