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This walnut & sage pesto is a great alternative to traditional pesto sauce when the seasons change & great basil is not available.
With the essence of vanilla vodka and pumpkin puree, this cocktail is a bit creamy, a bit spicy and just potent enough.
Cannelloni with Radicchio & Walnuts. It's warm creamy secret is bechamel sauce.
The Americano: I love the lure of cocktail lore!
Traditional Italian Rigatoni Carbonara with Guanciale. There is art in restraint.
Apple Chess Pie: Sweet juicy apple slices in buttery custard with a crunchy crust.
Floating Figs. How'd he do that? No, it's not a computer generated digital trick.
Choosing a cut that is high on the hog. Braised pork sirloin with white beans, sage & tomatoes.
Broccoli Rabe and Guanciale pair up in a simple, yet classic Italian pasta dish.
Sophisticated flavors come together in these white balsamic vinegar macerated oranges with meringue shards & caramel.
Recipes don't have to be complicated. Sometimes the simplest ingredients can be creatively paired to yield something fresh & unexpected.
This open-faced flanks steak sandwich features sweet and spicy roasted figs.
Sweet Potatoes in the summer? Sure. Chilled Sweet Potatoes with Lime & Chili Oil.
Melon with Blackberries, Pistachios and Lemon Verbena. A simple seasonal salad.
This fresh summer salad of shredded chicken and yellow bell pepper has whole lemon slices and marjoram– which add a whole lot of zing.
Curried Mussels a la Jean-Georges, simply sophisticated.
I saw this recipe for Charred Cherry Tomato Pasta with Alpeppo Pepper right here on TasteSpotting & had to make it myself.
crabcakes, pure and simple.
Deceptively simple. Wonderfully seasonal. A pesto potato salad and review of the cookbook PLENTY, by Yotam Ottolenghi.
A boisterous summer fruit tart with lemon curd!
Both sweet and spicy; these peach & duck satay with grilled peaches add an exotic flair to the backyard BBQ.
Super sweet baby zucchini are sliced thin and served in a salad with white beans, green beans, Parmesan & lots of lemon (juice & zest).
Peach Collins made with fresh peaches and peach-flavored vodka.
There are enough shortcuts in this Crab Ravioli with Ginger Broth to keep you out of the kitchen this summer.
Chilled Beet & Fennel Soup with Norwegian Snofrisk Cheese. Because I didn't know what else to say...
Langoustine & Pine, grilled and served with rapeseed oil and vinegar emulsion from Oslo's Maaemo restaurant.
A video recipe for Mackerel & Ramson from Oslo's MAAEMO restaurant.
Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam Sliders with Quail Egg.
Cool cucumber beats the heat in this cold summer soup with poached shrimp.
Fried Pimento Cheese Balls. (Southern pronunciation PUH-men-ah)
Maja blanca – a simply delightful dessert from the Philippines similar to a panna cotta, accented with corn and toasted coconut.
Oysters on the grill.
Sugar Rush! Rhubarb & Strawberry Vanilla Scented Shortcakes with Gingered Creme Fraiche.
Goat Cheese Blondies with Chocolate Chunks!