An exotic mix of flavors - not for the faint of heart! Mocha chocolate cupcake filled with red bean paste and green tea matcha frosting.
Cinnamon rolls. Perfect for wintry days.
Lentil Salad to bring money and luck in 2009
Stir fried baby bok choy is a nice fresh side dish. Quick, easy and healthy!
One of 31 truffles and petits fours that I made for New Year's eve.
Timbales de Broccoli ~ Delightfully tender and mildly flavored Savory Broccoli Custards.
Mix Fruits with Grass Jelly
Chorizo crumbles made of...seitan?
Pear and almond frangipane tart. A successful attempt at seducing prospective roomies.
Rich and Creamy Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese
Fruit crepes drizzled with golden orange sauce, topped with a dollop of homemade creme fraiche, for a leisurely brunch in the New Year
Baked Quince and Apple Jam
Cassata Siciliana - Santa's foolish attempt to steal the show on New Year's Eve.
Easy Savory Scrolls. A simple and tasty lunch that can be made with whatever flavors are in the kitchen.
Mini Key Lime Cheesecakes - decadent yet small enough not to ruin your New Year's Resolution!
Roasted Salmon with Rosemary-Garlic Rub will help jump start your diet.
Homemade beef short ribs braised in wine, stock, and aromatics, served with gremolata and mashed yukon golds. From the Chez Panisse Café Cookbook.
malted chocolate covered espresso bean cookies
Maple syrup drenched crêpes on a sunny New Year's Day. Could the year start off any better?
Heirloom recipe for the world's best Lentil Soup.
Challah for lazy people: A bread machine recipe.
Salmon logs with mascarpone and chives filling and caviar topping
Want a change from all those christmas flavors? Grapefruit curd is just what you need.
Summer rolls with peanut sauce! Fresh mint, thai basil, and cilantro make these mouth watering AND refreshing.
Best sandwich bread: tomato quinoa
Sichuan green beans. My secret ingredient for texture and flavor is pickled turnips.
For the Fudgy Brownie lover in you! Rich and Luscious Cheesecake Brownies.
A simple, elegant way to ring in the new year or to celebrate just about anything - homemade blini with sour cream and caviar.
Meringes made with crushed candy canes and chopped bittersweet chocolate. Like a breath of festive winter air.
Tangerine Cream Dream Muffins
Ring in the New Year with Bourbon French Toast
Moomin Macarons and Mushroom Muffins.
Peanut Butter Cups - try stopping at one.
An Easy Dessert: Vanilla Poached Pears