Pasta with Grilled Vegetables & Shrimp is a wonderful light spring dinner.
Basil and Garlic Pork Burger. Compliments of the Hungry Mouse....you don't want to skip over this one!
Lemon, basil and garlic chicken breasts...tender and juicy meat full of delicious flavors.
Orzo with roasted vegetables, pine nuts, fresh basil and feta cheese topped with lemon juice and olive oil - a delicious side dish.
Frittata - an Italian-style, open-faced omelet with mushrooms, leeks and fresh basil.
Cherry tomato bites
Pesto and Parmigiano Scones [Bulgrian]
Basil wrapped strawberries with balsamic vinegar, and other rockstar picnic dishes.
Bacon Tomato Stuffed Filet. Stuffed with rice, bacon, roasted tomatoes, and feta, with a tomato basil sauce aurore.
Courgettes in Tomato Sauce [in Bulgarian]
Thai Basil Tofu Stir-fry
Prosciutto pizza with basil
Gorgeous freshly-blitzed basil pesto ~ chuck it all into a blender/food processor and press "on." That's all it takes.
Caprese Pasta Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Fresh Basil & Tomato Salsa. Traditionally, salsa is made with cilantro or parsley but you'll love the flavour of basil with tomatoes.
It's electric! Strawberry simple syrup gives this strawberry-basil margarita its bright hue.
Amazing Sun-dried Tomato Cottage Cheese Muffins.
Wild Leek (Ramp) Pesto Pasta
A crustless ricotta, basil and tomato torte. Not going to work for my picnic, but delicious for making and eating at home!
One of my favorite things to do in the summer is make Vietnamese Summer Rolls. They’re refreshing, healthy, and have lots of flavor. And best of all - it requires very little cooking! The last thing I want to do on a hot day i
Basil Hibiscus Lemonade
Tomato Feta Salad with Basil Parsley Vinaigrette
Fennel, Fava Beans and Egg Salad with Tomato Basil Vinaigrette
Tomato, Cauliflower & Carrot with Basil - homemade baby food never looked so good!
Savoury Olive Oil and Balsamic Strawberry Cupcakes with a Herbed Mascarpone Cream
Roasted Tomato and Bacon Croquettes coming out of the fryer. Croquettes stuffed with bacon, cheese, and roasted tomatoes, with a tomato-basil sauce aurore.
Ice cream and sorbet made without an ice cream machine!
Crunchy pan-fried potatoes get a burst of color and flavor from kumquat-citrus glaze and slivers of fresh basil.
Grilled eggplant panini with the season's first heirloom tomatoes, chevre and kalamata tapenade. Summer!
[DC] Ricotta Gnocchi with tomatoes, basil & Parmesan
Kick start the day with a wonder breakfast: Smoothie with strawberry, banana, Turkish yogurt, milk and honey.
Creative use of home made simple syrups and garnishes (like basil!) can help you create your own signature cocktails.
This method extracts intense flavor from off-season tomatoes, and make them a perfect addition to a late spring panzanella.