Shrimp & Avocado Stuffed Baby Tomato Bites

I’m always on the lookout for snacks or party hors d’oeuvres that don’t use pastry or bread. Here is an easy light recipe which can be made in advance and Read more …

Collard or Spring Greens “Crispy Seaweed” {British Chinese Restaurant Style}

If you’ve ever been to a Chinese restaurant in the UK, you’ll notice they all have “crispy seaweed” on their menus. Well, it’s not seaweed at all but fried spring Read more …

Artichokes {The easiest and best way to enjoy them}

Artichokes are one of those childhood memory-evoking vegetables for me… Tasty meaty leaves dipped in hollandaise sauce or tangy vinaigrette, before reaching the more substantial bottom section (once the hairs Read more …

Piedmont Roasted Peppers {Peppers stuffed with tomatoes, garlic and anchovies}

It’s still summer! With succulent ripe peppers and tomatoes in abundant supply, this is the perfect summer dish for a light lunch or appetizer. They keep well in the fridge Read more …

Chilled Roast Tomato Soup {With Basil Puree}

Recently, our kind-hearted handyman gave us a ton of tomatoes he grew in his backyard. His abundant gift coincided with our turn to host our weekly bridge group meet. So 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 …

Garlic Confit {And 7 ways to use, smear, spread, add or in other words, enjoy it!}

Confit (pronounced con-fee) is a French term used to describe an ancient method of preserving food in fat, oil or sugar syrup. It involves cooking food, in this case garlic, at Read more …

Cabbage slaw with Asian Peanut Sauce

Fragrant, crunchy, tangy, sweet and fresh. This asian slaw is one of those dishes that satisfied all the senses! Taste, texture, smell and visually striking you will want to make 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 …

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 …