Monthly Archives: January 2018

Winter Citrus Salad With Avocado, Watercress and Shaved Fennel

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A few days ago, I got a text from our friend, Natalia.  Natalia is a dear friend of ours who has a voice like honey, is sharp as an icicle (the sharpest thing my mid-winter brain could come up with), and has a knack for coming up with great food combinations, which she photographs, as you do, and sends to her foodie friend, as you do.  She also likes to say, “as you do”, as I just did.  This most recent text was an image of a citrus salad, built around grapefruit from her recent trip to Arizona.  She added watercress, avocado, goat cheese, a lemon vinaigrette, and spicy salted pepitas.  The text was a great reminder that citrus is in season, even if my brain has a difficult time wrapping around the idea that there is anywhere on this earth that isn’t covered in several feet of snow and a blanket of clouds.  

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