Fresh slaws make a perfect compliment to any grilled fish or meat. They add a little acid to cut the richness of protein and give you just the right fresh ingredients necessary to balance out your meal. With corn now in season, it is a terrific ingredient to add a bit of sweetness and crunch to create a fabulous slaw! I adapted this recipe from … Read more Balance your Grilled Feast with this Fabulous Corn & Cabbage Slaw!
Ponzu is a citrus based sauce commonly used in Japanese cooking. It is a perfect compliment to seared fresh Ahi Tuna. I used this combination to make Ponzu Ahi Tuna Martini’s! I really liked the recipe that I found for ponzu sauce in The Lemonade Cookbook. What made it unique and bursting with flavor was that they blended whole oranges in the sauce including the skin, … Read more Ponzu and Fresh Ahi Tuna create this Terrific Starter!
I have been so busy lately with events and travel that I have been trying to keep things simple in the kitchen. What I have found is that it can be very rewarding to make uncomplicated dishes with minimal effort when they still taste awesome! I’ve been perusing through “The Lemonade Cookbook” lately and have adapted several of their recipes that have turned out quite well. A … Read more Keeping it Simple!
Carrots, carrots, carrots – what to do with all the carrots! When your vegetable drawer is overflowing with carrots, there’s nothing else to do but make carrot cake. Tired of that same old cream cheese frosted standard recipe? Well you’ve come to the right place. Here is the most amazing recipe for a feathery light, luscious & creamy, yet lightly sweetened four layer carrot cake … Read more Toss Your Old Carrot Cake Recipe, This One Takes The Cake!
The original corn from years ago had twice as much protein as our modern corn and significantly less starch. Over the years, it has been transformed through several mutations, hundreds of generations of human selection and genetic manipulation resulting into a modern super sweet variety that can contain up to 40% sugar. It is also much lower in phytonutrients than earlier corn. Nowadays, stores advertise … Read more A Simple Sauce transforms an Ear of Corn
Yotam Ottolenghi is the superstar of vegetable cooking. He is one of my culinary idols as I love his sense of creativity and uniqueness. I have selected to do an in-depth study of his cooking style and will be sharing it with you. Stay tuned for some fantastic farm fresh ideas coming your way! This week I made his Cauliflower, Grape and Cheddar Salad. I … Read more Yotam Ottolenghi achieves Greatness by Combining Flavors!