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Tomato, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

Tomato, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

This is one of those non-recipe recipes that I never think are important enough to post, but I’ve been proven wrong many times as to what’s popular and what’s not. I feel like I’ve said this very exact thing on numerous posts but I am […]

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

I go through phases while blogging. The first phase is cooking cooking and cooking while taking pics, but without writing about it for weeks, until I hoard a dozen recipes but too exhausted to do anything about them. The second phase is writing and editing […]

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Instead of making the usual Caprese salad by layering fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil together, I decided to try something different. I scooped out the tomato guts, sauteed them with garlic, olive oil and basil. I then removed the guts from the heat and added […]

Pico de gallo

Pico de gallo

Pico de gallo (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pico_de_gallo) is a refreshing salsa perfect for fish tacos, made with tomatoes, onions and cilantro. According to wikipedia, ‘pico de gallo‘ can be used in much the same way as other Mexican liquid salsas, but since it contains less liquid, it can […]

Insalata Caprese (or, Caprese Salad).

Insalata Caprese (or, Caprese Salad).

  Bear with me, I’m not feeling my greatest this morning. Not that you really want to know about it – this is a food blog, and if I told you I’m sick to my stomach and my entire body aches, well, that doesn’t sound […]

Vegetable Casserole

Vegetable Casserole

Vegetable Casserole – With some bacon bits. Bacon is optional of course, but it does add that hint of goodness that keeps you wanting seconds, and thirds.

Panini with Prosciutto di Parma, Basil, Tomato and Mozzarella (aka best sandwich ever).

Panini with Prosciutto di Parma, Basil, Tomato and Mozzarella (aka best sandwich ever).

When I was living in London for the summer of 2001, I walked by a little cafe after work every evening.  This cafe had a glass display case with different variations of panini.  The one that struck me the most was this: The panini were […]