Blog Archives for tag Fine Cooking

‘Chicken with Tarragon & Vermouth’

Fresh tarragon is not only a lovely flavor pairing for seafood, but also chicken. With its natural anise-flavor, a little… Continue reading »

‘Grilled Potato, Salmon & Lentil Salad with Mustard Cream Sauce’

This healthy and hearty main course salad had ‘the south of France’ written all over it!  It involved grilling salmon… Continue reading »

‘Grilled Tomatoes with Burrata & Parsley Salad’

The main reason this recipe is works is because of the mixture of textures.  You start with thick, grilled slices… Continue reading »

‘Chickpea-Spinach Masala’

The word masala is of Indian origin and translates into ”a mixture of spices.’  One of its most popular uses in a… Continue reading »

‘Fennel ‘Confit’ with Grilled Lamb’

The culinary term ‘confit’ comes from the French verb confire which means ‘to preserve.’  It involves slowly cooking food, surrounded by… Continue reading »

‘Salmon with Tomato-Anchovy Vinaigrette’

Yum, yum, yum, yum, yum. And did I mention yum?  Anyone for wild salmon fillets baked or grilled until flaky,… Continue reading »

‘Roasted Celery & Garlic Soup with Crispy Prosciutto’

This incredibly smooth and satisfying soup has two unique ingredients: celery seeds and sherry vinegar. Both of which are added… Continue reading »

‘Baked Salmon with Citrus Vinaigrette’

Bursting with the taste of fresh citrus and fresh herbs, this simple citrus vinaigrette is the perfect pairing for flaky,… Continue reading »

‘Pear & Watercress Salad with Cashews and Honey-Ginger Vinaigrette’

The combination of flavors and textures in this Asian-inspired salad is simply irresistible.  Ripe, sweet pears tossed with peppery watercress,… Continue reading »

‘Persian-Style Carrots & Black-Eyed Peas’

This fragrant Persian-inspired side dish was… simply put, decadent.  A hearty mixture of tender black-eyed peas, carrots, herbs, onions, garlic… Continue reading »