A healthy Mediterranean salad recipe that’ll hold its own as a main course
Pastas, grains & legumes
The super-easy pasta sauce is the star of this recipe!
A delicious, light homemade pasta recipe. Just toss with your favorite sauce
A simple, creamy vegetarian risotto that’s worth the stir
It’s not easy to make whole grains taste light, or look sophisticated. Yet, they’re so satisfying – not to mention, good for us – that it’s certainly worth giving it a try. As far as whole grains go, farro has been stealing the spotlight lately. Mostly grown in Italy, farro […]
Don’t you love recipes that can be thrown together in minutes, yet are healthful and over-the-top delicious?
This cold pasta is a summer festival in a bowl: delicious, crunchy sweet corn, earthy pan-roasted zucchini, refreshing fresh herbs, salty feta cheese… and most of all, the amazingly flavorful heirlooms. The Black Russian, Pruden’s Purple or any red heirloom beefsteak tomatoes will be marvelous in this dish.
This unusual but delicious orzo pasta salad is made with mint-walnut pesto and grilled corn. An easy recipe and a great side dish for your summer barbecues.
This Pinto Bean Chili with Pan-Roasted Spices and Chipotle is comfort food at its best: a healthy, easy recipe that can be prepared all year long. Paired with three outstanding California Zinfandel — the grape’s inherent boldness and spicy-smoky notes are a perfect with this bold chili.
Viviane Bauquet Farre gives this favorite American comfort food a French twist: Mac and Cheese with Braised Leeks, Asiago and Parmesan Breadcrumbs. The recipe includes step-by-step instructions and photographs for braising the leeks and for making the creamy béchamel. This mac and cheese is so delicious, you’ll have seconds even if your stomach screams it’s full…
This Butternut Squash Polenta recipe is a winner: it’s healthy, super-flavorful and quick to make! Read Viviane Bauquet Farre’s post and watch her demo every step of the recipe in the video.
Do you find preparing an artichoke intimidating? If the answer is yes, then you’ll love Viviane’s video. She demos how to peel, trim, choke an cut an artichoke… and she also shows every step of making a creamy artichoke risotto. She also talk about the different kinds of rice you can use to make risotto: Carnaroli, Vialone or Arborio. A delicious yet simple artichoke risotto recipe!