Month: June 2014

Corn Soup
American, Soup, Starters & Sides

Corn Soup

I love using the corn and the cob to make this soup. It’s amazing how much flavor the stripped cobs bring to the cooking liquid. When the corn, caramelized onions and potato are simmered and puréed together, they yield a delicious Spring/Summer soup. Make this soup at least a day […]

Italian Almond Tart
Dessert, Italian, Parve

Italian Almond Tart

My husband and I ate an Italian Almond Tart for the first time in Rome years ago. We were utterly surprised when the waiters presented it with a small hammer. When we asked what we should do with the hammer, we were told to gently tap the tart to break […]

Gazpacho
Featured, Soup, Starters & Sides

Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a wonderful cold Summer soup best made when tomatoes are at their peak. There must be a million recipes for Gazpacho.  I’ve taken the basic concept and adjusted it to my taste. Not being tied down to a recipe is one of the joys of cooking. You can […]