A fresh Broad Bean Hummus with Lemon & Mint- inspired by Nigel Slater, served on elegant charcoal crackers
Corn Soup with basil oil is the perfect summer starter for your dinner party this weekend.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus - Perfect for evenings too hot to cook or as an appetizer for the 4th of July
...a fresh summer idea: Bresaola with fruit carpaccio
Pear & Watercress Soup and a story about my friend.
Combine the sweetness of melon with the saltiness of feta & olives and top it off with an amazing raspberry dressing. Easy step by step photo recipe.
Seattle style spinach balls with feta cheese and caramelized onion. A veggie favorite!
Sea Salt and Pepper Crackers: Who knew homemade crackers would be so easy to make?
A story of Thai Sweet Chillie Sauce, Vietnamese Spring rolls, my helly belly and slap happy me
Cheesy potato sticks - highly addictive, oven baked healthy snacks
Roasted Beet, Kumquat and Wilted Beet Greens Salad with Garlic-Honey Vinaigrette
Crispy pastry roll with salmon tartare,lime, ginger,dill and manadrin
Kielbasa sausage gets a little more sophisticated when served with puff pastry and caramelized onions...
a chilled leek soup with a subtle dill flavour
Saltspring Island Mussels With Red Curry Paste
Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings: A tasty alternative to the traditional buffalo wing with a great crunchy texture...
Simple, effortless and totally addictive vegetarian appetizer
The Italian cuisine in the 70s: Shrimp Cocktail.
Recipe in Italian and in English
Kashmiri kebab easy to make delicious savoury snacks.
This White Bean and Kale Soup is jammed packed with veggies and beans and done in under 30 minutes.
some of our favorite words together: FRIED and CHEESE. LA chef Jason Travi's Burrata Fritters....
These Taco Pizza Squares combine all the flavor of beef tacos on top of a buttery croissant dough crust.
Chicken liver and herb spread - try it over a little mayo and topped with bacon or pancetta!
Tasty samosas stuffed with spinach, onion and potato
Throwing a party at home soon? See these pissaladieres for inspiration
Camembert cheese, figs & bellota ham tapas
Jalapeno & Cheese Stuffed Olives: A twist on stuffed jalapenos that are so addictive!
Gnocchi di Patate ~ Potato Gnocchi in Friuli-Style Butter Sauce with Smoked Ricotta
Prunes with liver-is a wonderful start of a festive table.
Italian Bread sticks aka Grissini originated in Turin, Italy according to Wikipedia.They are usually served as appetizer in restaurants.I don't mind them having any time ,as a snack, or with a cup of coffee.
Basic Pierogi~ potato based filling in a buttery dough pocket. Our is with cheese, onion, and cabbage. Great as appetizer or entree.
Smoked Venison with Cream Cheese, Horseradish and White Pepper
Peach Thyme Crostinis. Peaches sauteed with shallots, thyme, slivered almonds and white whine then served over toasted baguette slices spread with goat cheese.
Scallop Salad with Scallion Vinaigrette.