This week Robert Poole returned to the Santa Monica Farmers' Market with his prized blackberries, young berries and boysenberries. His wife Pat shares her recipe for Strawberry and Boysenberry Pie on the Good Food blog.
After 20 years as the pastry chef at Spago, Sherry Yard is now planning her next project with Sang Yoon. The two chefs are re-imagining the Helms Bakery as a food hall and marketplace. Their concept is due to open in early 2014. This week Yard is shopping for the season's best fruit. She loves the Robata apricots at Frog Hollow Farm which she uses for apricot marmalade. She also recommends the Gigi cherries from Murray Farms. If you want to preserve them, freeze them whole in an airtight bag.