Oven Roasted Branzino with Caramelized Fennel and Tomatoes

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The beauty of this meal is in the freshness of the fish. I find a 1 lb fish sufficient to serve one person as a main. If your guests aren’t squeamish of whole fish, this is a great dinner party… Continue Reading

Salmon Dinner Tray Bake

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This recipe is dinner in 30 minutes – a perfect healthy choice for busy weeknights. Increase or decrease the proportions to suit the number of hungry tummies. Asparagus or any other quick cooking vegetable works well in place of the beans… Continue Reading

Garden Chard with Stracciatella and Pumpkin Seeds

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Our garden is really coming along and we’ve solicited the cutest little helper to assist with harvest. This 5 ingredients recipe is dead simple! If you don’t have chard, sub with spinach, rapini or any dark leafy green. Stracciatella cheese… Continue Reading

Zucchini Blossom and Whipped Browned Butter Ricotta Pizza

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I love a good ‘za! This one is made extra special with a generous layer of whipped browned butter ricotta. This recipe makes two 13-inch pizzas and enough to feed about 4 people. This dough also freezes very well so… Continue Reading

Eat the Garden Courgette and Halloumi Salad

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The courgette bumper crop has begun…and continues… Garden fresh zucchini are especially tasty when harvested young. If you are buying from the market or from the grocer, look for smaller zucchini as they hold up better when sliced into a… Continue Reading

Vietnamese Fried Zucchini Blossoms

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In case anyone is interested in growing zucchini in the garden, every family only needs one plant and not eight – like us… In a happy spot, zucchini can be very productive. I love a garden fresh zucchini but their blossoms are… Continue Reading

Speedy Summer Tart with Rosemary Honey and Black Pepper

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This tart falls squarely into the dessert category but the assertiveness of rosemary and black pepper give it real substance. Choose a selection of plums or other stone fruit for a very pretty looking tart! Summer Tart 1/2 lb puff… Continue Reading