Toasted Pecan Napoleons: Pecans with a creamy-blue cheese filling piped in make for an excellent, easy appetizer.
Fresh and delicious strawberry ice cream
Mocha Ice Cream -- rich as a chocolate truffle with a coffee kick.
Glutinous rice with sesame and coconut milk.
Homemade Key Lime Pie what better way to end dinner!
Time to tame all that squash: Zucchini Bread (vegan)
Zucchini Flan with Smoked Trout [in Russian]
Salad of French green beans, avocado, romaine and oranges
Whiskey and maple soaked shrimp on the grill.
Ramen Kyushu-style in Japan - rich, hearty and flavorful broth makes this noodle soup amazing!
How to make excellent spaghetti with tomato sauce, recipe in English, Italian chef Fabrizio Fatucci.
Lime and Thyme Marinated Chicken With Green Beans and Potatoes
Chicken Souvlaki with Roasted Pepper Yogurt Sauce. For dessert, Greek Yogurt Panna Cotta with Wine and Honey Glazed Apricots
Coconut Macadamia Madeline Brownies
Greet fall with a sweet, spicy muffin, even if it still feels like summer.
insanely creamy blackberry frozen yogurt, made from yogurt cheese.
Fig and Almond Tart
Perfect Pie Crust...that all. Just perfect.
Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting and Caramel Drizzle
A rich creamy chocolate ice cream with 2 kinds of alcohol for that sublime flavor.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chubbies. Sometimes a disaster can turn into a dream.
100 degrees in L.A. is too hot for frosting. Vanilla Cherry Cupcakes with powdered sugar.
Jam without a Recipe
Lobster mushroom, sweet corn and watercress risotto: a perfect way to wind down summer.
Unable to get to my favorite fast food restaurant I made these crispy, salty and slightly sweet buttermilk Walla Walla onion rings at home.
Vegetarian spring rolls with plum dipping sauce
Elk backstrap medallions quickly marinated in balsamic, olive oil, s&p, and garlic. Then grilled to barely rare over charcoal. Letting go of my cook's ego.
Roasted eggplant and pepper quesadillas with spicy tomato sauce.
Split pea & millet salad with lemon vinaigrette. Quick to throw together and filling enough as a meal.
Caprese skewers: an easy, colorful, summery, fancy-schmancy looking appetizer.
A savory yogurt based soup inspired by my dinner at Blue Hill. Topped with fresh corn and basil.
Homemade Sashimi Flowers, featuring our new Watanabe sashimi knife