My friend Jenny was in town and we cooked together at my place where I finally got to see how she made her famous rice noodles: tossed in a Sichuan chili paste, sesame oil, light soy sauce, a dash of hoisin and more Sichuan peppercorn than I would ever have thought to use.
This is the kind of salad that i actually reserve for the colder months--a true winter salad.
French onion soup doesn't call for much more than its star ingredient, and this simple (vegetarian) onion and fennel soup is delightful, if i do say so myself!
eggplant as luscious as marrow if you cook it properly. adding this much pesto to the top is simply indulgent.
"safari"-themed salad (pesto on animal-shaped pasta) for our picnic at the zoo with all of my cousins and their kids.
I took part in a delicious strawberry-themed potluck a couple of years ago. Some creations were great (strawberry pizza with basil, buffalo mozzarella with olive oil and balsamic vinegar), some were not as successful (my partner’s strawberry s’mores–sorry, James)....