Light and airy avocado mousse with tofu instead of whipped cream or egg whites.
Make the best of spring ramp season with this recipe for Pickled Ramps.
Mother In Law's Tongue Pasta
Summery asparagus and mushroom tart
Alice Waters' earthy fava bean purée is like spring on toast. Learn how to prep and cook favas from a bean wrangler with almost too much experience.
Whole shrimp pan-seared with olive oil, garlic, wine and parsley and chillis.
Spaghetti All’Ubriaco (Drunken spaghetti boiled in red wine)
Chinese Braised Pork Ribs
Food pairing experiment with scallops, cucumber, dill. elderflower and cauliflower in three different versions.
Home cured and smoked bacon.
Roast leg of lamb (bone-in for more flavour), rubbed with garlic, olive oil and rosemary, with roasted new potatoes. Simple!
Stir-Fry Water Spinach With Belacan -Spicy and a hint of sweetness from salted soybeans.
Peruvian pollo a la brassa: a local favorite in Arlington, VA.
Ginger and Scallion Steamed Crab - an easy 10-minute recipe
Spinach-Artichoke Twists. A great finger food for entertaining. A perfect pair for white wine and cheese platter.
Mongolian Beef - Supposedly a copy-cat recipe of PFChang's. You be the judge.
Manhattan clam chowder - a hearty and delicious soup filled with clams and potatoes.
Penne pasta and Italian sausage tossed in a creamy tomato sauce and sprinkled with fresh basil.
The other Holy Trinity: pancetta, peas and asparagus. With orechiette and lemon balm, a fast and delicious supper.
Seven Grain Dirty Rice and Beans--and fat-free, too!
Tri-colour Roasted Pepper Couscous
A delicious Easter treat: Orange Mascarpone Quark Torte
Vanilla bean and cardamom apple tartelettes - Grandma's recipe.
Hazelnut & Plum Butter Sable Cookies
Mini Blueberry Tartelettes with Apricot Glaze
Banana and Walnut Tea Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting.
Use over-ripe strawberries to make strawberry pate de fruit!
Plum Butter, Pecans and Meringue Pie
when cereal gets boring, ochazuke with umeboshi, radish, and salmon
an edamame dip with a kick from miso and chili paste
a simple light meal or appetizer - roasted red pepper and goat cheese bruschetta (that even lets you cheat with roasted red peppers from a jar)