Peach Vanilla Bean Jam

by Sunday, August 31, 2014 0 Permalink 0

I found myself up at 5.30am yesterday (which may have had something to do with the fact that I went to bed as soon as the sun went down, sometimes you just need an early night) so I got myself out of bed and traveled to my local farmers market. I ...

Tilapia en Papillote

by Tuesday, August 19, 2014 0 Permalink 0

This is hands down one of my favorite ways to eat fish; all wrapped up like a little present. Plus, what an awesome way to add a little drama to your dinner party - who doesn't like unwrapping packages?! En papillote is French for 'in parchment' -  I folded a sheet ...

Corn Pudding

by Tuesday, August 12, 2014 0 Permalink 0

I came across this recipe in a the September 2009 issue of Food & Wine magazine and I kept it because I so, so wanted to make it. Well, that was 5 years ago and I finally had a chance to try it out. I changed it up slightly with ...

Apricot & Goat Cheese Gratin

by Saturday, July 26, 2014 1 Permalink 0

I love goat cheese. Like really love it. It's the perfect bright flavor to couple with sweet or spicy. This recipe is an interesting combination of the bright goat cheese, nutty parmesan, sweet apricot and spicy dijon. Plus, its served bubbly hot on crunchy crustini. Perfection. This is the goat cheese and ...

Raspberry Custard Tart

by Friday, July 11, 2014 0 Permalink 0

I absolutely love this pretty little summer berry dessert. It's light, creamy and served cold - perfect for a warm summer night. To make this even easier and faster, just purchase your pastry from the store - there is no shame in that. Here is my chilled rolled out Pate Sucree, ...