Color, texture, flavor- this Turkish inspired salad of Orange, Red Onion, Avocado and Olives has it all. Sumac adds an intriguing fruity sour note. The cumin and thyme add earthiness and the mint adds freshness. It’s an easy to salad to prepare for a crowd because the hearty ingredients lend […]
Halibut is a mild, firm fleshed white fish that is a perfect foil for lots of added flavors. My picture shows halibut fillets smothered with tomatoes, onions and olives amongst other ingredients. The result is a fresh, healthy and delicious fish lunch or dinner that takes no time to prepare. […]
These eggplant sandwiches have it all. They are vegetarian and could be carb free if you use gf bread crumbs. They are ooey-gooey and delicious. Have some home made tomato sauce ready to dip them in. Serve these sandwiches with a salad for a light lunch or as a first […]
I was introduced to Farfalle with Roasted Cauliflower at a restaurant called The Lemon Tree in Capri. I remember sitting outside surrounded by lemon trees and breathing in the lemon scented air. It was heaven. When I returned home, I got to work recreating it. Farfalle (or bowtie pasta) comes […]
As the Roast Veal with Rosemary and Thyme begins to braise, your home will be filled with the most amazing aroma. The veal is so tender and delicious, it melts in your mouth. Prep time: 20 minutes
The trick to this Israeli Couscous with Vegetables is to add the diced carrots, zucchini and sliced asparagus to the couscous while it is still piping hot. That way, the heat from the couscous cooks the vegetables so that they retain their color and bite. I’ve purposely left this recipe […]
The blend of mint, dill and parsley- the Turkish spice trilogy-gives the ground lamb and rice wonderful flavor. Finger food, knife and fork, anyway you eat these, you will be happy.
The flavor from the combination of sweet pears, funky bleu cheese and caramelized onions in this salad is nothing short of spectacular! The Candied Pecans add a sweet crunch to all the other components. You can arrange the various elements on a platter for a buffet or make individual servings […]
The leeks and mushrooms can be prepped the day before assembly and kept well wrapped in the refrigerator overnight.
In this recipe, I’ve used the ingredients of a beef tagine; but have replaced the beef with seitan and prepared them in a regular skillet rather than an official beautiful tagine. The exotic aroma of the spice mix alone is enticing. The seitan absorbs these flavors and is then mixed […]