Summer Salad {With Fig Infused Balsamic Vinaigrette}

  With these summer ingredients at their peek right now, it’s time to liven up your mozzarella and tomato salad! Mix it up with more or less of whatever you Read more …

Cauliflower Rice {With Stir Fried Vegetables}

  There are a few dishes, like curries, I don’t make as often as I would like because they require rice. And rice is something we try to eat in Read more …

Blueberries with Lime Syrup and Confit Peel

  It’s blueberry season in Florida! I recently had to make a dessert for our weekly bridge gathering. My original idea of for a tart didn’t quite materialize. So I Read more …

Chicken Enchiladas with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Verde {Cinco de Mayo Menu}

I’m not sure what I love more about this recipe: it’s ease and simplicity or the tasty result! I can’t say I’m a fan of enchiladas, until I tried then Read more …

Pasta {Homemade with Spicy Dijon and Tarragon Sauce}

Here I used my homemade pasta (recipe here) but the beauty of this dish is that you can use virtually any type of pasta you want, fresh or dry, homemade or Read more …

Savory Buckwheat Crêpes {Quick, easy and delicious! Not just for Mardi Gras}

We celebrated Fat Tuesday this week. In the UK we used to call it Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday. In France, my husband knew it as Mardi Gras. Now that Read more …

Sweet Crêpes {Just in Time for Mardi Gras}

The first time I discovered crêpes was in London well over 20 years ago with my then boyfriend, now my long-suffering husband! It was a small cosy traditional crêperie on the Fulham Road called Ambrosiana. It Read more …

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 …

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 …

Crab and Watercress Soup

I have played around with this recipe for years and trimmed it down to bare essentials. The original notes I have include carrots, lemon juice and white wine but I Read more …

Pea and Ham Soup

As the temperatures continue to dip, the soup recipes come out from their summer hibernation! This is so easy and simple I can’t understand why I don’t do it more 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 …