V is for vanilla beans. Which get used to make Magnolia Bakery vanilla cupcakes.
How to beat summertime heat? Four simple, fruit smoothie popsicles with mango/apricot, raspberry cheesecake, blueberry/coconut, and avocado/kiwi flavors [recipe]
Four-Spiced Egg en Cocotte adorned with Wild Chive Flowers - one of the beautiful courses served at Paris' 3 Michelin-starred L’Arpège.
Zucchini Boats -- a summer favorite done two ways -- Italian and Southwestern!
Nectarine and Tomato Salad with Proscuitto and Buffalo Mozzarella
Peanut butter cookie filled with chocolate and caramel lava!
Charred Calamari Salad from the new cookbook: Seven Fires Grilling the Argentine Way.
Chocolate Genoise & White Chocolate Mousse Cakes
Saffron orzo risotto with fresh steamed favas and spinach. Easy, tasty and sophisticated all in one.
Zucchini pancakes (hobakjeon, in Korean).
Spinach and Potatoes/Aloo Palak: A classic combination, simple, quick and healthy but loaded with the satisfaction of a home cooked meal.
Moist Blackberry Scones with a hint of Orange Blossom Water and Zest - and they're gluten free!
Lemon and Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Icing
Homemade Black Tea Lemonade - just like Starbucks!
Ever wonder how to choose the right plump, juicy blackberry? Here are my tips for picking this summertime staple!
Banana Scones with Orange Glaze
Fried pomfret with sweet soy sauce. Enjoy your fish the fun way
The tang of sour cream & a warming, spicy kick make this more than your average waffle.
Green tea chiffon cupcakes with Green tea butter cream forsting..... Lets go Green!
Crispy Cardamom Orange French Toast with Buttery Maple Syrup
We celebrated blueberry season with some homemade pie.
a delicious honey mousse wih mixed nuts layered over apricot jelly and pistachio joconde
A wedding cake fit for two lobsters...
Peanut Butter and Banana Mini Oreo Cheesecakes!
Another 50 mile meal - this time, Chili Stuffed Peppers and Pilaf.
Delicious food you want to eat alone - a juicy porterhouse steak with fried garlic chips.
Meringue Ice Cream Cake With Summer Berries
Izakaya in Tokyo, using the freshest and seasonal ingredients
Apple clafoutis, a winning combination of apples and cinnamon and warmed custard.
Blueberry white chocolate bread pudding with amaretto cream sauce...made with homemade bread!
Spring Vegetable Risotto
Orange Almond Blueberry Muffins