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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Tuscan kale and purple potato croquettes with feta and harissa dip

Succulent sautéed kale, sweet purple potatoes and salty feta make the most delicious, and colorful, croquettes! The chewiness of the kale is a perfect contrast to the soft texture of the potatoes. Served with a spicy harissa dip, these savory croquettes make a stunning and massively flavorful hors d’oeuvre or appetizer.

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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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Cilantro-yogurt dip

January 16, 2014

Cilantro-yogurt dip

Greek yogurt makes the most wonderful base for dips. It has a thick, creamy texture yet it is deliciously light – especially when using nonfat yogurt, as called for in this recipe. But of course, if you prefer to use full-fat yogurt, it’ll work marvelously here too.

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