Tomato sauce with sweet onions and fresh herbs

This is a wonderful alternative to the classic tomato sauce with basil. I love to make this sauce at the peak of summer, when my herbs are thriving – chopped together and sautéed before the tomatoes are added, they infuse the sauce with their magical aromas. The sweet onions bring depth to the dish, while accentuating the tomatoes’ natural sweetness.

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Grilled vegetable ratatouille with fried capers

Many cooks will go to great lengths to please their loved ones, and I certainly do the same for my husband Marc. After all, one of the greatest rewards is for people to relish the food you serve them.

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Fresh chickpea fettuccine with lemon sauce and honey-roasted cherry tomatoes

Spaghetti al limone has always been one of my favorite pastas. I love its exuberance and simplicity. But I can never resist putting my own spin on the classics… C’est plus fort que moi (I can’t help it)!

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Root vegetable hash browns with fresh turmeric sauce and fried eggs

Sometimes synchronicity is a magical thing… and it’s because of such magic that I discovered fresh turmeric.

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Kale pesto

December 31, 2013

Kale pesto

This wintry version of pesto is robust, but just as luxurious as the classic basil sauce. Indeed, kale lends itself marvelously to making pesto! And the sauce is quick to make – all that’s needed is to blanch the hardy leaves for a few minutes before making the sauce… and voila!

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