Three Cheese Breakfast Strata

by Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Permalink 1

Cheese, eggs and bread - is there anything better? Maybe. Probably not. Anyway, this was what I made for our Christmas morning brunch and boy, it was yummy. The main ingredients. One quick note with the eggs and hot onion mixture - it's very important that you temper your eggs before adding them to the mixture. ...

Banana Bread

by Monday, April 1, 2013 Permalink 0

I had some really, really ripe bananas that absolutely needed to be made into banana bread. It had to be done. I love this recipe for two reasons. First, it has lots and lots of bananas in it, like 5. Second, it has bourbon in it. Bourbon really accentuates the banana and adds a depth of ...

Grissini Wrapped with Prosciutto

by Thursday, August 9, 2012 Permalink 0

I’ve had the privilege of doing a bit of travelling in my day – the two hemispheres and a few continents. I definitely have a list of my favorite places and near the top is Italy. I grew up always knowing that my heritage on my mom’s side was purely Italian, via New Zealand. So whenever ...

Burrata in a Jar

by Monday, September 19, 2011 Permalink 0

There’s this amazing little tapas place in Los Angeles called Cobras & Matadors that my friend Tiffany and I frequent. It’s one of those small  little gems that’s intimate yet lively, where you get to know the people dining next to you (because you are practically sitting on top of them) and where you want ...