Manresa and Love Apple Farms are featured in the August issue of Bon Appétit magazine online and on newsstands now. Read about the inspired partnership that is leading the way for a new California cuisine.
The Michelin Garden
Plenty of chefs start their day at the farmers' market, but now the truly-obsessed are micromanaging their own microgreens—none more so than Manresa's David Kinch, who selects every seed
By Daniel Duane / Photographs by Peden and Munk
Love Apple Farms owner Cynthia Sandberg
"It's about having 110 to 130 tomato varieties," says Kinch. "And that's not an exaggeration, by the way."
Kinch's inspiration comes not from the ethics of sustainability but from the relentless hunt for great ingredients.
Try four of Kinch's best recipes:
Intro to the Garden Beignet How-To story
Beginning of Garden Beignet How-To slideshow
Garden Beignet recipe
Recipe for the Roasted Cucumber Sandwiches
Recipe for the Shizuka cocktail
Recipe for Melon Soup