Pickled Ramps with Japanese Seven-Spice and Korean Crushed Red Peppers
nothing says spring like bright yellow and the green of fava beans and asparagus - Risotto With Asparagus, Fresh Fava Beans and Saffron
with so much flavor coming from lemon zest in this recipe, you may not eve need parmesan cheese for this Baby Artichoke Risotto
leeks and carrots are available year round, but the young versions at spring time are perfect for this risotto
Recipe for Caramelized Apple Omelet with Dulce de Leche and Goats Cheese inspired by a still life painting by Gauguin.
Baked polenta with 3 cheeses. This is served as a 1st course with arugula. And guess what? It's leftovers. Who would ever know?
Pasta with sausage, thyme, cream, tomatoes, and a little spicy kick.
Start planning your Memorial Day Barbecue menu now. Top of the list? Ribs!
Familiar yet foreign sweet potato chips.
Santa Maria, CA - home to one of America's most delicious barbecue specialties - the black-on-the-outside, pink-on-the-inside, grilled tri-tip.
BBQ Cajun Spatchcock Chicken!
roasted tomato soup with quinoa and grilled cheese sandwich
5-minute guacamole recipe, fresh from the farmer's market.
Lemony Pasta with Morels and Peas. This simple recipe highlights the magnificent morel. A must-try before the season passes.
I was excited to find fresh green chickpeas in my produce market! I used them in this spring vegetable medley.
Lemon poppyseed mini-brioches from stored no-knead dough
Maple French Toast and Bacon Cupcakes
Love your Mum? She'll love you (almost) as much if you make her buttermilk pancakes with nectarines for breakfast. Best served in bed...
Happy Birthday Celebration sipping the Perfect Blood Orange Margarita!
Blueberry surprise muffins with streusal topping are my kids new favorite breakfast treat.
strawberry balsamic ice cream
Swirls of sweet dulce de leche in cold, creamy & tangy (Balkan style) frozen yogurt with a hint of amaretto.
Strawberry, kiwi, banana mint smoothie.
Grilled shrimp with green papaya salad by Zen Can Cook! Check it out!
Creamy and delicious: Simple Carrot Soup
Where my love affair with wontons began. Crispy wontons filled with dungeness crab, cream cheese, green onions and fresh ginger.
Transforming a lovely wedge of Mimolette cheese into Peppery Cheese Crackers.
Chicken Salad with Grapes.
Pico De Gallo
Fantastic fruit and tomato salad with mascarpone cream. Celebrating tomatoes as fruits!
Nesting bowls to make Ina Garten's ice cream bombe'.
This beautiful salad is a terrific way to "stretch" scarce fruit.