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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!
This is a simple pasta dish with pureed fava beans is made extra special with a great Italian cheese– Ragusano.
The key to a perfect Daiquiri is the deft balance of sweet rum and sour lime. Sounds easy, but it take some practice.
Tuna Burgers. They aren't exactly traditional. But loaded with Asian flavors they will become a favorite.
Do you remember a game called Hot Peas & Butter?It came to mind when I made these Grilled Scallops with English Pea & Butter Sauce.
America loves burgers! Do you? This one was inspired by San Francisco.
Tataki is a method of searing meat or fish. Here I used tataki tuna to make summer rolls as fresh as spring.
The Pimiento Sandwich (southern pronounciation: p'mmenuh) is a classic.
Cool and crisp, this plate of springtime asparagus is topped with goat cheese and arugula sauce.
Peas & mint are a traditional springtime duo. Here they are brought together in a soup with the slight tartness & rich body of sour cream.
Let me introduce you to a great sustainable seafood choice. Arctic Char with Minted Sweet & Sour Pan Sauce. I think you'll like each other.