Strawberry Ice Cream Cake, made with very ripe and sweet farmers' market strawberries
Fresh Chorizo Tacos
Thick and Chewy Cranberry Granola Bars: Unlike anything you've bought from a store
Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars - creamy lemon filling with juicy berries in a perfect individual serving.
Ultimate Chocolate Lover's Breakfast - Chocolate French Toast - puffy, caramelized crust and oozing melted chocolate - how can you resist?
Ma'moul Abiad (Syrian Cookies)
Individual Tropezienne Tart
The perfect girly summer cocktail - how can you go wrong with raspberry vodka and prosecco?
Chocolate raspberry tart - a vegan and no-bake dessert, that's a bit healthier too!
The red velvet cake!
Blueberry Cobbler, with flavor intensified by freshly grated ginger and lemon zest!
[recipe] Nutella and Kiwi Crepe. Need I say more?
Strawberry Shortcakes - the perfect summer dessert with delicate and tender biscuits...
Baked Maple Cinnamon Donut
Strawberry Cheesecake Icebox Pie
Espresso & Cinnamon Cream Cheese Palmiers
Mocha Cupcakes with Espresso Buttercream Frosting [recipe]
Dehydrated watermelon? Who ever heard of such a thing?!
For those of you lucky enough to have some cool weather - Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna with Goat Cheese, Bacon, and Fried Sage.
Apple Pie in Whole Grain Pecan Crust
Cheddar cheese, paprika and a mystery spice make these cheese muffins perfect with almost any meal.
Kimchi Pancake... anyone?
Raspberry and lemon frangipane tarts, with a sweet bread (yes, bread!) base.
Half-Candied Kumquats Dipped in Dark Chocolate
Japanese style strawberry shortcake: sponge cake layered with whipped cream and strawberries.
The Perfect Scoop + Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches = The Best (and yummiest) Gift Ever!
Cinnamon Sugar Dough Knots
Chawanmushi, or Japanese egg custard. Savory and delicate.
For a quick summer lunch, multi-grain bread, tomatoes, olive oil, goat cheese and basil come together to make my best tomato sandwich.
Pan-Seared Chilean Seabass with Shiitakes and Leeks. Scandalous? Or just delicious?
Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce. Trust the gaucho - the Argentines know how to do beef!
[recipe] Pickled Plums and Onions (I used a sweet and sour brine out of white balsamic vinegar and agave nectar)
Crisp Poached Pears Stuffed with Chevre & Haroseth served over a Pomegranate Molasses Sauce