Cherry Tomato & Brie Clafoutis

Clafoutis are a little bit like a Dutch Baby and are usually sweet made with cherries or other fruit. This savory version pairs the sweetness of fresh cherry tomatoes with thyme, Brie, and Parmesan and…Continue Reading

Panelle Fries with Sundried Tomato Aoli

These chickpea fries are delicious with sundried tomato aioli. Traditional panelle are a little thinner and wider served as an appetizer or vegetarian panini filling. In Liguria these fries are called “Panisse.” The long square…Continue Reading

Sicilian Caponata

This appetizer of fried eggplant with peppers, onions, and garlic has been a staple of Sicilian cuisine for centuries; there are as many variations of this dish as their are kitchens in Sicily. I learned…Continue Reading

Stilton Gougére

These little puffs of deliciousness are nice as an appetizer or as part of an afternoon tea party. Serve with Stilton, chutney and a sparkling beverage. INGREDIENTS 2 large eggs 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons…Continue Reading

Pear Balsamic Chutney

The sweet and savory flavors of this chutney are the perfect complement to roasted pork tenderloin, grilled chicken. Spread it on sandwiches made with smoked turkey, or serve it with our Stilton Gougére. Makes ½…Continue Reading

Romesco Sauce

This savory sauce has its origins in the Catalan region of Spain, but ours is full of the flavors of Italy.

Thin Crust Pizza Dough

We like thin, crispy crust for my pizza and this recipe makes it easy! INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon active dry yeast 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing 3 3/4 cups…Continue Reading

Spicy Gazpacho

Serve this refreshing soup at room temperature in little glasses as a starter for a summer meal. This version was inspired by Chef Giselle in Provence. 8 small servings INGREDIENTS 5 slices stale artisan bread,…Continue Reading

Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce is a savory and healthy combination of almonds, roasted peppers, tomatoes and garlic. Serve with any fish or meat, or on crusty bread. Be careful…it’s addicting! Makes about 2 cups INGREDIENTS 1 1-inch…Continue Reading