Month: June 2014

Quinoa and Lemon Soup

I first tried this soup on a trip to Greece and have loved it ever since. Called Avgolemono (literally meaning egg and lemon), it’s surprisingly yummy. I say surprisingly, as even I would have thought a soup based on the combination of broth, lemon and eggs to be rather…well, strange and a little unappetizing. Wrong […]

Spicy Tomato Salad

About half the size of a roma tomato, egg-shaped baby roma tomatoes are deliciously sweet with a more intense flavor and aroma than the larger variety. They have an elongated “egg” type shape and a deep color. I love these and I adore this tomato salad. First of all, it’s delicious. The chili pepper really […]

Japanese-Style Glazed Salmon

Quick and delicious – it doesn’t much easier than this! This Japanese-style glazed salmon is marinaded in sake, soy sauce, mirin, brown sugar and ginger and served with a mouthwatering Dijon and brown sugar glaze, turning ho hum into something spectacular! The marinade also works great with vegetarian dishes and can easily be used as […]