As I grow more confident in my culinary skills, I find that I am more easily inspired by the foods around me. When I’m dining out, I scrutinize the food I’m eating more closely, and remember the flavors and other characteristics I want to recreate at home. Case in point: I had never eaten rhubarb ice cream until last week when I wandered in to a small ice cream shop called, N’ice Cream, in Santa Monica. Actually, it was a sorbet, and it was incredibly delicious. It was very light and refreshing! The rhubarb sorbet had a fresh, clean taste and a beautiful pale pink color. I heard the voice in my head say “I can make that!” Actually, I love hearing the voice inside my head say that more and more.
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