This beautiful and simple Frittata has all the savory flavors you expect in your morning breakfast. The eggs are seasoned with Pink Himalayan Sea salt, parsley and scallions, made fluffy with the addition of milk. Sauteed onion and peppers, and crispy potatoes flavored with slightly spicy paprika round out the dish. Even better, it reheats… Read more Frittata with Crispy Potatoes and Sautéed Pepper and Onions →
In the heat of the summer, there is nothing better than a cool, refreshing green juice. This hydrating glass of healthfulness has tropical notes due to the addition of kiwi. The banana lends a nice creaminess and the cucumber and romaine lettuce provide plenty of hydrating power. The chia seeds provide loads of health benefits.… Read more Tropical Green Juice →
These soft scrambled eggs with a creamy dose of ricotta cheese are my new favorite breakfast obsession. I have taken to making these eggs several times a week for breakfast but they are also a perfect impromptu dinner when you don’t feel much like cooking. Cooking the eggs at a high heat while stirring constantly… Read more Ricotta Scrambled Eggs with Berries and Rye Toast →
I was a tad apprehensive to try making sushi at home, having heard rumors that chefs trained for decades to become consummate professionals. Imagine my excitement when I found that making sushi at home is not quite as difficult as one would imagine. It’s far less expensive than going out for a sushi dinner and… Read more Cucumber, Carrot, and Avocado Sushi Roll with Thai Sweet Chili Sauce →
First things first… what is Bostock? Bostock dates back to 1930s France, where a genius patisserie combined day-old brioche or challah, sweet almond frangipane, fruit, and a generous dusting of confectioner’s sugar to make an ideal brunch or dessert pastry. Somewhere between French toast and an almond croissant, this Bostock makes full use of ripe… Read more Raspberry, Almond and Nectarine Bostock →
I first heard of tisanes from my favorite fictional detective Hercule Poirot who made use of the herbal infusions to stimulate the ‘little grey cells.’ While true tea comes from the Camellia sinensis plant, tisanes are water-based infusions of herbs and spices. This Orange and Mint Tisane helps to settle the stomach and is wonderful… Read more A Note on Tisane →
Macaroni and Cheese! How could a food blog be complete without my own spin on this classic recipe? I’ve been working for years trying to find the perfect combination of cheese and I think I’ve finally cracked the code. I use a combination of fontina, gruyere, and mozzarella. Gruyere adds incredible flavor and a little… Read more Macaroni and Cheese served with Spring Mix Salad with Lemon, Honey and Fresh Herb Vinaigrette →
Move over tomato and basil! These are some seriously tasty bruschetta. They’re unique, simple to prepare and super tasty. Even better, there’s such a great variety- there’s something creamy, something herby and something sweet. First up is a creamy white bean and rosemary puree which is placed atop crusty bread. The dried rosemary offers up… Read more Summer Bruschetta →
With summertime and warm weather fast approaching, it feels like the perfect time to enjoy some lighter, healthier recipes. Nonetheless, a diet of less meat and more veggies does not mean less flavor. I’m taking my cue from the Mediterranean diet- tzatziki, briny olives, fresh herbs, tasty veggies and plenty of bright flavors. I’m lucky… Read more Shrimp in Garlic, Tomato and White Wine Sauce served with Crispy Potatoes and Paprika Aioli →
This recipe is adapted from those wonderful people at Milk Street who bring the flavors of the Mediterranean into our own kitchens. Christopher Kimball has introduced me to a variety of new flavors and recipes including tasty sumac, eggah for breakfast and homemade pita bread. Sometimes spaghetti and meatballs can be a very heavy meal… Read more Spaghetti and Meatballs: Lemon Edition →
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