spinach lasagne with wild boar sausage, olivada, fresh ricotta & mozzarella, and simple tomato sauce
Cilantro pesto egg salad
Summer Fruits Almond Cake
Tomato Soup for the Soul
Basil shrimp pasta in chunky tomato sauce. This simple dish uses fresh, ripe tomatoes and basil to dress thin spaghetti noodles.
Yes I make my own pasta. No it is not difficult.
A French inspired Mussels in White Wine and herbs, easy and elegant!
Homemade Goat Cheese. A delicious fresh cheese that's so easy and quite rewarding.
Pea soup, the way nature intended- Fresh, simple, and vibrant
Tomato, Leek, and Basil Soup--a comforting bowl of goodness for a chilly night or rainy afternoon.
Chocolate and mint pots de creme
vanilla cheesecake with fresh lingonberries & cardamom whipped cream ... gluten free
My doctor told me to eat more greens. Basil Ice Cream counts, right? I took two scoops and called him in the morning.
A moist and perfect crumb Carrot Cake, courtesy of my mothers concoctions.
Kitchen Tip: A Chifffonade Shortcut
Portabella Mushrooms Stuffed with Feta & Parmesan inspired by artwork.
Fresh blinis with smoked salmon, dill, chives and a dollop of crème fraîche (recipe in French)
Fresh homemade pastas with homemade Bolognese sauce (recipe in French)
Home made soda syrup made with fresh guava, hibiscus flowers, rose water and vanilla bean
Homemade Fresh Ricotta tutorial from pitchforkdiaries.com. Made in less than a half hour, you will never go back to store-bought again.
Baked Eggs with Basil-Mint Pesto from Chicken and Egg by Janice Cole
Smoked Tri-Tip with Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce
Rosemary Onion Bread - Recipe
Quick and easy meals
Simple Bread---for those of us who love homemade, freshly baked bread but not the fuss!
Rustic baked Rigatoni with chicken & Italian sausage was the perfect recipe to showcase fresh homemade pasta
Shrimp cooked in a beer and dill bath, and then served shell on for everyone to peel their own. Fun at dinnertime!
Spicy dill popcorn, low in fat, high in flavor!
zucchini quiche with whole wheat crust
Olive oil - Rosemary Bread
Healthy Soba Noodles w/ Parsley Pesto
Making homemade fresh pasta can be intimidating, but with the right tools, it is truly a lot of fun!
Walnut Basil Pesto (Vegan)