Blackberry and Prosciutto salad - appealing to the eye and the tastebuds.
Quinoa Salad with Figs, Pomegranates, Spinach and Chicken
Insalata Caprese - Diced Caprese with Basil Pesto
Soup au Pistou - a deeply satisfying summer soup with a blast of fresh pesto.
Drink this Chrysanthemum and Wolfberry tea once or twice a week to improve vision
Homemade tapenade! This thick black olive paste is packed with flavor.
Creamy and spicy: all the flavors of jalapeno poppers in a soup!
Vanilla Financier with Summer Strawberries in a Delicious Basil Syrup. Soooooo Yummy!
Yummy old-fashioned apple pie - flaky crust, light on the cinnamon, warm and delicious.
Japanese curry - a sweeter and thicker cousin to Indian and Malaysian curries - goes wonderfully well with some bread-crumbed pork cutlets
Individual raspberry meringue pots - so simple, so delicious, so pretty!
Lebanese Rice Pudding with Orange Flower Blossom & Mastic Gum
Ina Garten's strawberry tartlets [scroll down for English]
Yellow Squash and Bell Pepper Torte
Star Anise and Cardamom Spiced BBQ Pulled Pork - a great way to end the summer
Strawberry Kefir Smoothies. The perfect Ice Cream Craving Buster!
A quick & delightful Pasta dish- brimming with flavors of fennel, basil & skillet charred tomatoes.
Why confine yourself to to just one fruity treat? Blueberry Sugar Donut Muffins combine 2 great ideas into one spectacular creation.
Basil-garlic mayonnaise elevates the humble BLT to a thing of beauty.
Pilaf with Chicken and Mushrooms
Basil and Pistachio Pesto is a great way to use the end of the Basil crop. Try tossing it with some big-as-your-head Jumbo Shrimp.
I smeared a partially-baked tart crust with tomato conserva, added sliced tomatoes and a bit of fresh mozzarella, sprinkled the whole thing with salt and called it dinner.
Strawberry- Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding
Zucchini Oat Bread is richly flavored with molasses and spices. Easy to make and delicious on a crisp fall day.
Broiled Chanterais Melon with Ginger-Mint Honey Glaze
Delicious Spanakopita ....just like γιαγιά used to make. Freeze, and serve later!
Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups
Basil season is coming to an end soon. A deliciously refreshing Orange and Basil Sorbet is a fantastic celebration for this marvelous herb.
Healthy multi-grain bread (using sponge dough method).
Vanilla Lemon Custard Vols-au-Vent [Daring Bakers September Challenge]
Spicy Zucchini "Fries" are fast and easy and have a delicious kick of flavor. Your kids might even eat their veggies!
Here's a little different twist on a perennial summer favorite. This salad pairs beautifully with grilled meats and other summer fare.
Pasta with summer squash, parmesan, and basil - the perfect way to savor late summer flavors.