Lemon-Peppered California Pasta Salad. Full of fresh crunchy veggies. Find a sunbeam to eat it in! Vegan.
Carob cupcake stuffed with dates and figs that somehow tastes like zucchini bread. The almond butter frosting on top was a hit!
Parisi's eggs are so good because he feeds his chickens with goat milk (text in Italian)
Pistachio and grapefruit macarons
Strawberries Spell Summer!
Apple Turnover on Homemade Puff Pastry
Mozzarella Zucchini Bites. Imagine biting into a crisp Parmesan crusted zucchini bite to reveal hot melted mozzarella.
Simple carbonara, otherwise known as Italian bacon and eggs, with a couple of nice additions.
Pumpkin, Taro, and Green Tea Mochi
Sour cream & organic lemon upside down cupcakes
Portuguese Bolas de Berlim~
Chocolate & White Wedding Cupcakes... my first hired gig.
The Bittersweet Kiss cocktail is made with rum, apricot brandy, lemon juice, sugar, and bitters.
Roasted Pepper & Quinoa Veggie Burger. So healthy and delicious! Topped with spinach, pickled red onions, avocado, sprouts and red pepper hummus.
An Early Taste of summer with fresh fruit, pecans, & chicken drizzled with an easy Blueberry Balsamic dressing.
Want to have a good and quick dinner? This Beef and Egg in Bamboe Indonesian Bumbu Rujak is easy simple and easy to make. And yes, it's good.
St Patrick's Cupcake - mini chocolate cupcake topped with buttercream
An Ecuadorian/South American Beef Stew, strongly spiced and flavored with beer and tamarind for a complex blend of tang, sweet, and sour.
In economic crisis we can turn to cooking basics, such as warm and filling Potage Crecy: a hearty potato and carrot soup.
Vodka soaked kumquats are the side benefit in my quest for kumquat liqueur. This is a progress report and taste test.
Pineapple Fried Rice
This eggplant parmesan uses a grill pan and cornmeal to get the texture just right.
Grilled Lamb Riblets with Lavender Orange Marinade
Foie Gras with Cherries and Cocoa at Mozaic in Bali, travel destination with much renewed interest
Simple Breakfast Quinoa with winter spices and raisins
Nothing beats homemade bread fresh from the oven! The easiest and tastiest no knead bread ever!
grilled onions over pork chops
Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies are the ultimate seduction.
Alfajores: heavenly dulce de leche sandwiched in between two shortbread cookies.
Rosemary Mustard Pork Chops
Linguine seasoned with rabbit and mushroom ragout
Red Cabbage with a Modern Flavor!