Sambusik Cookies from "The Language of Baklava" my adaption with walnut oil
Watermelon sorbet, perfect for summer (yes, it is summer in some parts of the world right now!) So delicious, and made without an ice cream machine.
Rose Valentines [use translate. google. com to translate from Bulgarian]
Evian Haute Couture by Jean Paul Gaultier
Sweet and Spicy Pecans
sweet watercress tart
Vanilla and rosewater madeleines
Breakfast time: fried egg, sweet potatoes & watercress
Seared Salmon with Balsamic Glaze and Watercress
Velvety Baked Custards: A.K.A. Pots de Creme Two ways... Deep, silky chocolate or pure, unadulterated vanilla. Either way it's heavenly!
Braised dried oysters with minced meat. Hope this dish will bring bountiful of good luck to your doorsteps in the year of Ox.
Patron Silver tequila + fresh lime juice + orange juice + agave nectar + watermelon cubes = Mellow Melon Margarita
Crazy-Good Tequila Shrimp Ceviche! The special guests here are coconut water, sweet potato, toasted coconut and that crazy crazy tequila!
Almond and Orange Blossom Cake
Refreshing Grapefruit Soda
Italian Salad: Refreshing with watermelon, olives, ricotta and prosciutto.
Quinoa salad with carrot, watercress, red peppers, radishes, and cucumbers in a lemon vinaigrette.
Apple Pie with Crumb Topping
Homemade beef short ribs braised in wine, stock, and aromatics, served with gremolata and mashed yukon golds. From the Chez Panisse Café Cookbook.
Middle Eastern variation of baklava - infused with orange blossom water.
Home made Turkish Delight. A bit fiddly but utterly worth it!!
Improvised rose water for Turkish Delight: totally natural, made from roses from my garden
Date maamouls and the Heimlich Manoeuvre. Be prepared.
Maybe it's all the Christmas music going to my head, but this salad looks quite festive. Pomegranates, cheddar, walnuts, watercress, and fennel. Mmmm...
Gibassier, a French bread served as the thirteenth dessert at the Christmas feast.
Turnips fresh from the market, ready to be prepped. Alice Water's "Chez Panisse Vegetables" serving as a great guide to getting to know the local fare.
Watercress salad with red pepper, black olives, tomatoes, cheddar, and tarragon vinaigrette.
First ever paper water bottle.
Watercress salad with a fragrant Wasabi dressing.
Turkish pudding you can make in a matter of minutes.
Watercress and Spinach Soup. Emerald beauty. The classic with a twist.
Food and movies go together beautifully - reference this: Chiles in Walnut Sauce from the movie Like Water for Chocolate.