Recipes

Rose Meringues

When I was little, my family and I would sometimes go to the American Club in…

Prune Prosciutto and Gorgonzola Pizza

When I got a bread maker I decided to start making pizza at home. I love…

Zucchini Chorizo and Almond Stir-Fry

Some nights I come home and lack the energy to cook anything that will require a…

Banana Bread

We’ve always been big fans of dipping in the family. My brother would dip his…

Farrotto with Broccoli and Leek Puree topped with Grano Padano

On a cold winter evening, I made my way to Eataly in NYC. Unfortunately the pasta/pizza…

Portuguese Egg Tarts (Pastéis de Belém )

My friend Maria came over today to help me bake Portuguese egg tarts. She just…

Tang Yuan: Glutinous Rice Balls with Black Sesame Filling

Tang Yuan are glutinous rice balls filled with black sesame filling. They are usually eaten during…

Blood Orange Braised Red Cabbage on Barley

When I moved to California I couldn’t wait to stroll through the Farmers Markets and try all…

Homemade Almond Milk and Almond Meal

Happy National Almond Day! When I started making smoothies I would always buy the almond…

Pesto Fettuccine with Asparagus and Artichoke

This dish reminds me of my trip to Cinque Terre, home of pesto. Not only are…

Matcha Goji Granola

We all know I’m big on superfoods, and growing up not far from Japan gave…

Tabbouleh with Dried Red Cherries

This dish reminds me of the day I spent wandering the Muslim Quarter in Singapore on…

ChocoDecadence Bar

After dinner I sometimes crave something small and sweet to nibble on, just to satisfy that…

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Olive Oil Cakes

Back when I lived in New York, my friend took me to Maialino and I…

Pickled Red Onions

I was browsing through Instagram and came across pickled red onions in a salad. I may…

Olive and Ham Cake

  The loaf cake, or simply “Cake” (with a French accent), is a household standard in…

Caramelized Apple Prosciutto Barley Salad

One thing you will always find in my pantry is barley. You can’t go wrong…

Chocolate Goji Berry Granola

This was my first attempt at granola. I was looking for a way to use…

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta Salad with Kale and Artichokes

Sometimes we just need a pasta night don’t we? And my favorite kind of pasta…

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Feta & Herb Handcut Polenta Fries (GF)

I’ve been on a little polenta kick lately, ever since my Argentinian best friend came…