Some dishes follow you around the years :
But as the seasons turn, ingredients vary.
Spring ingredients, quickly simmered : kintoki beans and their broth, new potatoes boiled with their skin, celery, green beans, bell pepper, pasted garlic, black pepper.
Nira (garlic chives) cut finely, with olive oil and salt to make a green gremolata.
…the garlicky broth…
…the nira gremolata.