Month: October 2017

tuna avo bowl
Salads

Tuna avocado bowl

Refreshing, easy  and very tasty appetizer, can be served with crackers or sweet potato chips. Ginger, soy sauce and toasted sesame seed oil flavor the tuna and avocado. Make sure the tuna fish is nice and cold. You can even place in the freezer for 30 minutes, it’ll be much […]

poached plum crostini
Appetizers

Coconut oil and Lavender Poached Plum Crostini

Great appetizer with different flavor and beautiful look. Originally, I wanted to make caramelized fig crostini, but figs were out of season and I noticed plums, so I decided to use them instead. They didn’t have much flavor, so I added coconut oil and lavender for flavor and they turn […]

sweet potato gratin
side dish, vegetarian

Sweet Potato Gratin

You can use just sweet potato or a mix of regular, white and orange sweet potatoes. Just because I had all of them I thought it would be interesting and pretty. Instead of milk, cheese and butter, I drizzled basil pesto mixed in olive oil, covered with the foil and […]

raisin scones
Desserts

Raisin scones

Once you learn how to make those scones, you’ll make them every week if not every day. They are perfect for tea, coffee or milk. The dough is basic and you can add either chocolate chips, raisins, cinnamon or any other dried fruit.

pork and bean stew
dinner, main dish

Pork and Bean Stew

I had some leftover pork, potatoes and beans and decide to put everything together and make a nice hearty stew. It was so delicious that I decided to write down and share with you.

catering events

Memorial Service

I cooked dinner for him and it was his last meal. I never met him. My friend asked me to cook a complimentary dinner for his family, he had brain tumor. First, I thought to make simple meals such as chicken, veggie, and rice, but after a while, I felt […]