Zucchini Noodles with Herb and Almond Pesto

Forever on the lookout for suitable pasta replacements, these “noodles” are a revelation! You don’t need a Spiralizer though that is what I have used here – I absolutely love Read more …

Chicken in a Saffron Cashew Masala Sauce – Mughlai Kesar Murg

  This recipe is easy to make and relatively fast, unlike some of my other indian recipes. Perfect for a cold mid-week evening! I prefer to make it the day Read more …

Cauliflower Pizza Crust – You must try it to believe it!

I have to admit I didn’t have high hopes for this recipe but I was desperate. Still wanting to shed the extra pounds gained during 2014, and realizing that the older I Read more …

Shrimp Baked with Garlic and Cilantro

I love cooking shrimp this way! It keeps them nice and moist and my house doesn’t smell as much as if I’d bake them in an open pan in the Read more …

Shrimp Curry or King Prawn Bhuna

It’s worth using the freshest shrimp you can find. I source ours directly from the Shrimp Docks. They fish wild shrimp off the Florida Keys. If you are in the Tampa Read more …

Chicken Tikka Masala

The day I worked out why all the chicken tikka masala recipes I had tried to make fell very short of what I had become accustomed to in the UK, Read more …

Chicken Tikka

Whatever you do, don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients or by blending your own spices! I promise you, the reward will be the best tasting chicken tikka Read more …

Turkey Cilantro Pine Nut Patties with Shiitake Mushrooms

At this time of the year, many supermarkets have specials on ground turkey. But honestly, it can be a bit of a bland meat on its own. I came up Read more …

Grouper Tacos with Chipotle Crema and Mango Avocado Salsa

My favorite grouper recipe by far, has got to be this one. Freshly caught wild grouper from Madeira Beach on the Gulf of Mexico, lightly sautéed, topped with fragrant mango, Read more …

Roast Chicken – Basic Recipe

This recipe ensures your chicken comes out perfectly cooked and moist. If that’s how you like it, of course!

Chicken Pie

As the temperatures dip down here in the swamp (as I affectionally refer to my new state), something since me is triggered and I have a craving for good old comfort food in Read more …

Crab Cakes {With Horseradish & Caper Mayonnaise}

  Having spent my high school years at a boarding school in the Eastern Shore of Maryland, I fell in love with the fresh Maryland Crab Cakes on Kent Island. This recipe Read more …

Heirloom Tomato Tartlet

Years ago a delightful and genuinely French “patisserie” opened up near our home in the UK. They made these wonderfully simple yet delicious tarts bursting with flavor! Ripe tomatoes with a Read more …