May 2010

Pea shoots are the young stems of snow pea plants which have been harvested before they flower and produce pea pods. They are also my new obsession since they are trivial to cook, good for you and have a flavour unique to other cooked greens.

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Risotto with Mushrooms and Red Wine

28.05.2010Risotto
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A risotto with red wine and mushrooms, plus what is the purpose of wine in risotto?

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Grilled Shrimp with Lime and Cilantro

26.05.2010Appetizer
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An easy shrimp appetizer recipe, marinated in ginger, lime and cilantro and quickly grilled.

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Cold Lemon Asparagus Salad Recipe

24.05.2010Side Dish
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If you are looking for an easy and healthy recipe to make ahead for a potluck, dinner party or barbecue, try this cold asparagus salad.

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Oregano Grilled Chicken Recipe

21.05.2010Chicken
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A grilled chicken recipe with the simplest of Greek marinades — lemon and oregano.

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Grilled Sesame Asparagus Recipe

19.05.2010Grill
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Grilled asparagus is lovely with Asian sesame oil which adds a nutty, smokey flavor to each asparagus spear.

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Spaghetti with Swiss Chard Recipe

17.05.2010Pasta
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A vegetarian pasta recipe featuring fresh Swiss Chard. The chard is blanched then tossed with sauteed chilies, garlic, and raw eggs to make a spin on carbonara.

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Rhubarb Oatmeal Bars Recipe

14.05.2010Baking
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A rhubarb and oatmeal bar recipe adapted to be healthier, but sweet enough that your family will never suspect a thing.

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Grilled Apple, Walnut, Blue Cheese and Mesclun Salad

12.05.2010Salad

This salad celebrates the very best of Spring: the first crop of greens from my garden, and a beautiful sunny evening which inspired me to use the grill in creative ways — like toasting nuts.

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Hot Chevre, Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe

10.05.2010Appetizer
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A reinvention of the classic Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip with more vegetable and lots of creamy goat cheese. Better for the lips and the hips.

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