Strawberries have arrived! They have finally burst into the stands of the Greenmarket, gracing us with their sweet and delicate perfume. Now that they're finally here, we aren't holding back -- ice cream and sorbet, preserves and compotes, clouds of ricotta and discs of meringue. Though there's nothing better than a simple, fresh strawberry, no garnish necessary.
I'm Laura Loesch-Quintin, a food writer and photographer, as well as the voice behind the recipe blog gourmette•nyc. Originally from Philadelphia, I was raised in a French-American household where vinaigrette, cornichons, and clafoutis were (and still are) staples. When not cooking, writing, or photographing, I can usually be found exploring the food markets of New York City.