Blog Archives for tag fresh mint

‘Vietnamese Grapefruit & Pork Salad’

The beauty of Vietnamese cuisine lies in its fresh ingredients, colorful combination of ingredients, and the complex flavor of its sweet-spicy-and-salty… Continue reading »

‘Fresh Almonds, Zucchini, Curry & Mint’

I just read through Patricia Wells’ amazing French cookbook aptly entitled, The Paris Cookbook.  All of the recipes epitomized classic… Continue reading »

‘Tahini-Marinated Chicken Thighs with Cucumber-&-Tomato Salad’

You are probably familiar with tahini : the rich sesame paste that is an essential ingredient in hummus.  I was excited… Continue reading »

‘Orecchiette with Leeks, Spinach, Sausage & Peas’

This healthy Spring-green pasta pairs some of the finest veggies of the season: sweet green peas, sliced leeks and baby… Continue reading »

Creamy (No-Bake) Cheesecakes with Rhubarb Compote

Especially during the summertime, I enjoy serving individual desserts after dinner for a perfectly sized bite of sweetness.  These no-bake… Continue reading »

‘Fennel & Zucchini Salad with Watercress, Mint & Feta’

This elegant salad combines a lovely arrangement of healthy, green veggies and herbs.  Shaved fennel, zucchini, green peas, peppery watercress,… Continue reading »

‘Raspberry-Mint Gelatin Cups’

As promised, here is the stunningly beautiful dessert from the salmon menu mentioned yesterday.  Such a perfect ending to this… Continue reading »

Harissa-Spiced Halibut with Israeli Cous Cous

The idea behind this colorful dish came from a recipe in Food & Wine magazine.  They used salmon instead of… Continue reading »

Pistachio & Mint-Crusted Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce

These seared scallops were simply amazing! Wanting a unique and flavorful topping and sauce to serve with perfectly sear jumbo… Continue reading »

‘Kale & Preserved Lemon Cous Cous’

This is the first of many recipes I can’t wait to try from a new cookbook by Peter Gordon.  A… Continue reading »