Italian salsa verde: The sauce that goes with everything.
Strawberry & Peach Jam, because the mangoes got squishy!
Cucumber Raspberry Vodka Cocktails by Joy the Baker. Sometimes the baker needs a cocktail.
The caprese sandwich - a supreme example of quality ingredients simply combined into something truly fantastic!
Molasses spice cookies to brighten up your day and boost your iron (and sugar) levels!
Buffalo Cornish Hen. Mini-chickens, injected and glazed with buffalo wing sauce, served over rice and dressed with wing sauce.
UFC Bread, inspired by a fight?
DIY noodle soup- start with a well flavoured stock and noodles, then everyone 'builds' their own with a range of yummy add-ons, great for entertaining too!
typical summer fare, mango salsa with corn chips
Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Fig Filling and Orange Blossom Honey Frosting - it's fig season now, make the most of it!
Tomato jam. A nice spoon plenty of flavor
delicious and delicate ginger cheesecake
Cool as a cucumber salad. A touch of agave makes this side dish a perfect foil for spicy foods.
The start of my tomato procession - headed to sauce.
How to celebrate my blog's 1 year birthday? Cake, of course! Brownie base, chocolate mousse, chocolate cake, and chocolate ganache!
three tips for perfect poached eggs
Pumpkin whoopie pies - perfect for a lunchbox
[SlowFood] Squash blossoms stuffed with basil and fresh goat cheese -- straight from the goat!
Italian Cheese Cookies
Perfect Royal Icing for my Blueberry Angel Food Cupcakes
Dimply Plum Cake.
Izmir Kofte - juicy meatballs in a Middle Eastern inspired sauce.
Stuffed peppers the way my mum makes them in Croatia.
Yummy Fennel Mayonnaise.
Making Sambal Belachan: This is where the heat is at!
Hot and Sweet Pork Tenderloin hits all the right spots on your taste buds!
It's garlic season. Go see your local garlic farmer to stock up. ...And some tips on storing and using fresh garlic.
Lovely cupcakes make by my students . . .
Lamb and Brandy Dumplings with edamame at UrbanBelly, Chicago. Yum!
Mini Jam Doughnuts - fun to make and fun to eat!
Crepes wake up… and washed by the morning light the tablecloth stretches itself over the table.
Cool, crispy carrot and cilantro salad makes the perfect partner for fragrant curries.
Thai Red Curry Chicken made from scratch for a weekend meal.
In the mood to celebrate (or mourn) the end of summer? How about sparkling wine sangria?