Rosemary Lemon Butter Cookies

Rosemary Lemon Butter Cookies Ingredients 2 sticks (8 oz.) unsalted butter at room temperature 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt zest of 1 medium sized lemon 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 large egg 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary Method 1. Mix the butter and granulated […]

Sweet Corn Chowder

Sweet Corn Chowder Serves 4 6 ears corn, shucked, kernels removed and cobs reserved 2 sprigs thyme 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 white onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 medium russet potato, peeled and diced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Place the cobs and […]

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Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients 1½ c. zucchini, shredded 1 egg ¾ c. buttermilk ¼ c. oil 1 tsp. vanilla ¾ c. sugar ¾ c. all purpose flour ¾ c. cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt ½ c. mini chocolate chips FROSTING 8 oz. cream […]

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Roasted Eggplant and Garlic Spread

Roasted Eggplant and Garlic Spread Ingredients 1 large eggplant lots of salt 1 whole head of garlic 1/4 cup olive oil + more to drizzle 1/2 cup crumbled feta salt and pepper basil for garnish Instructions 1. Peel the eggplant and then slice it into 1/2 inch rounds. Lay the sliced rounds out on a […]

Paper Wrapped Sponge Cake {With Orange Zest}

Paper Wrapped Sponge Cake {With Orange Zest}

BACON HASH

BACON HASH Ingredients: 3-4 red potatoes, diced ½ sweet onion, chopped 3 slices bacon, chopped Small tab of butter Salt and pepper to taste Directions: 1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. While waiting for water to boil, dice the potatoes. 2. Once water is boiling, throw in diced potatoes. Cook for about […]

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Cinnamon Roasted Pears over Arugula with Blue Cheese and Apple Balsamic Glaze

Cinnamon Roasted Pears over Arugula with Blue Cheese and Apple Balsamic Glaze Ingredients 2 pears (I used Bartlett because I think they’re the juiciest), not overly soft, cut into quarters and cored 1/2 tsp cinnamon 4 cups arugula 1/4-1/3 cup blue cheese crumbles (depending on how much cheese you like) 1-2 Tbsp olive oil 1-2 […]

Slow Cooker Asian Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Asian Pot Roast Southwestern Pot Roast Cooked in the CrockPot 3 lb. boneless chuck roast, trimmed of visible fat 1 can reduced sodium beef broth 1 cup + 1/4 cup your favorite salsa (I used Pace Picante Sauce – mild. For South Beach Diet choose salsa with less than 2 grams sugar per […]

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Fig, Grape and Spinach Salad and the 2013 Campania Food & Wine Event in Sorrento & Amalfi Coast

Fig, Grape and Spinach Salad and the 2013 Campania Food & Wine Event in Sorrento & Amalfi Coast

Bourbon Chicken

Bourbon Chicken 2 boneless & skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces Olive oil Salt & Pepper 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup apple juice 2 tbsp ketchup 1 tbsp cider vinegar 1 tsp garlic, chopped 1/4 tsp ginger 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1 tbsp cornstarch […]

Fresh Herb Coated Shrimp & Rosemary Sprigs

Fresh Herb Coated Shrimp & Rosemary Sprigs Ingredients The marinade 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped ½ a teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon of fresh chopped thyme leaves 1 tablespoon of fresh chopped chives 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin […]

Grilled Pork Chops with Roasted Sweet Potato Salsa

Grilled Pork Chops with Roasted Sweet Potato Salsa 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 1/4 cup olive oil 1 Tbsp balsamic or red wine vinegar 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1 tomato, cored and chopped 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped into 1/4-inch dice (about 1 […]

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Savory Kale, Corn & Feta Cheese Galette

Savory Kale, Corn & Feta Cheese Galette ingredients: dough ingredients 2 cups (250g) flour ½ cup (1 stick / 113g) cold unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch (12-mm) pieces 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg ¼ cup (60ml) cold water heavy cream, for brushing crust filling ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves […]

Made With Onion Tops, Parsley and Walnuts

Made With Onion Tops, Parsley and Walnuts

Fichi

Fichi

Roasted Chicken Recipe with Deep Onion-Garlic Gravy

Roasted Chicken Recipe with Deep Onion-Garlic Gravy Ingredients 2 medium onions (4 ounces each), cut in 8 wedges each 1 garlic head (about 12–14 garlic cloves total), peeled only 2 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crumbled 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 4- to 4 1/2-pound whole roasting chicken, cavity rinsed […]

Nutella Granola Cups filled with Berry Smoothie

Nutella Granola Cups filled with Berry Smoothie INGREDIENTS: Cups 2 cups rolled oat 1 cup slivered almonds ¼ cup Nutella ¼ cup honey 4 tablespoons milk Smoothie ½ cup frozen or fresh blueberries ½ cup frozen or fresh raspberries ½ cup frozen or fresh strawberries 4 tablespoons milk Garnish Berries DIRECTIONS: Cups Preheat oven to […]

Pulled Lamb Sandwiches (Seasoned like Shwarma)

Pulled Lamb Sandwiches (Seasoned like Shwarma) Ingredients RUB: 2 Tbsp. ground cumin 2 Tbsp. ground coriander 2 Tbsp. garlic powder 1 Tbsp. paprika 2 tsp. turmeric 1 tsp. ground cloves 2 tsp. cayenne pepper 2 tsp. black pepper 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 Tbsp. dried lemon peel 2 Tbsp. Greek Seasoning Yogurt Dill Sauce: 14 […]

Savoury French Toast Breakfast Sandwich

Savoury French Toast Breakfast Sandwich Ingredients Makes 1 breakfast sandwich 1 tsp. vegetable oil 1/2 small eggplant, thinly sliced in semi-circles 1 egg 2 tbsp. water 1 tsp. ground black pepper Pinch of salt 1/2 tsp. chipotle Tabasco sauce (or any other brand of smoked hot sauce) 2 slices of your favourite bread (should be […]

Grilled Thai Chicken Nuggets with Hot and Sour Dipping Sauce

Grilled Thai Chicken Nuggets with Hot and Sour Dipping Sauce

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Coconut Butter

Coconut Butter Ingredients 400g shredded, unsweetened coconut Instructions Add the coconut to the food processor. Processes on high, stopping as needed to scrape down the sides. Empty into glass jars and store in the pantry. Notes & Substitutions Higher-powered food processors will be quicker than old ones. You can use 200g of coconut for just […]

Pumpkin Preserve

Pumpkin Preserve Ingredients 750g/1lb 11oz pumpkin 350g/12oz oranges (2 medium sized oranges) 350g/12oz lemons (3 large lemons) 40g/1½oz fresh ginger 1 red chilli pepper medium sized 700g/1lb 9oz granulated sugar Instructions Cut the pumpkin into chunks and cut off the peel, now cut into pieces abour 2cm square and toss into a large pot/preserving pan. […]

Mango and Cucumbers Salsa

Mango and Cucumbers Salsa Ingredients: 1 mango 1 medium-sized cucumber 1 small chili pepper (6-7 centimeters-long) Cilantro and Mint – 2 table spoons of chopped leaves of each 1 branch of Basil 1 tbsp. of vegetable oil, odorless 1/2 tsp. of balsamic vinegar Juice of half a lemon, or, even better, lime Preparation: 1. Cut […]

Vanilla Plantain Protein Blondies

Vanilla Plantain Protein Blondies Ingredients 1 large ripe plantain 1 ripe banana 1/2 cup protein powder* 2 tablespoons lucuma powder* 2 tablespoons sunflower seed butter 2 tablespoons coconut sugar 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease […]

CRISPY VIETNAMESE CREPES (BANH XEO) RECIPE + A LE CREUSET GIVEAWAY WITH KITCHENWARE SUPERSTORE

CRISPY VIETNAMESE CREPES (BANH XEO) RECIPE + A LE CREUSET GIVEAWAY WITH KITCHENWARE SUPERSTORE What you’ll need for the crepes + 1 hour of resting time in the fridge:- 1/2 cup rice flour 1 tbsp cornflour 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 1/4 tsp salt 2 pinches of ground white pepper 2/3 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup […]

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Braised fried tofu with mushrooms

Braised fried tofu with mushrooms 1 packet of fried tofu (dòufupào) 6 dried shiitake mushroom, washed and remove the stem 20 grams of black fungus 1 pack of Shirataki Noodles 6 sticks of baby corn, cut into halves For the Sauce 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, finely sliced 10 grams (1 slice) of […]

Heirloom Tomatoes with Creamy Pesto & Kalamata Tapenade

Heirloom Tomatoes with Creamy Pesto & Kalamata Tapenade 1/2 cup cashews 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/4 pine nuts 1-2 cloves garlic 2 Tbls lemon juice 1 1/2 cups basil leaves 1 cup fresh spinach 1/2 cup water 1/2 tsp salt Note: You can use whatever combination of nuts/seeds you like. Get creative […]

Cookies and Cream Cookie Dough

Cookies and Cream Cookie Dough

chocolate creme fraiche tart

chocolate creme fraiche tart 1 1/4 cups (6 1/2 oz/ 200g) cups all purpose flour 1 tbsp sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (4 oz/125 g) unsalted butter, chilled 2 tbsp, or more, cold water I used a food processor, but you can do this by hand using a pastry blender. Place the flour, sugar […]

Stovetop Mac and Cheese with Squash and Chorizo

Stovetop Mac and Cheese with Squash and Chorizo Ingredients ½ pound squash (butternut, acorn, or kabocha), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes ½ pound pasta (spiral shapes are my favorite for this dish, but penne or elbow would be great too) 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter ½ cup finely chopped onions ¾ cup finely chopped red […]

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