What makes this potato salad French? Dressing with white wine, mustard, and scallions or chives. There are so many potato salad recipes, it’s hard to pick the right one, but no matter what you pick, most of them will be good, because, it’s potatoes, fresh herbs, olive oil and good […]
I love, love and love this wonderful little grain. Even though quinoa doesn’t have any distinct flavor, by adding lime juice, garlic, fresh herbs and veggies, it makes healthy and delicious meal for lunch or dinner. Great thing about this grain is that, it cooks in 10 minutes, you can […]
Tabouli is a very refreshing, easy and delicious summer salad that can be served for lunch or dinner with or without any meat or fish. As I was getting ready for the Tuesday evening concert at Bellard park, I quickly prepared it together with pork and veggie kebobs and didn’t […]
Spaghetti squash salad is wonderful vegetarian and vegan dish. It is simple and easy to prepare and pears well with fish or meat.
With very few calories and tons of flavor arugula is a great green to help maintain a healthy weight without sacrificing great tasting foods. As one of the best vegetable sources of Vitamin K, arugula provides a boost for bone and brain health. Centuries ago Romans discovered an unlikely quality […]
Tomato cucumber salad with walnut sauce is a very refreshing summer salad. You will need to use ripe and juicy tomatoes that has a lot of flavor. I recommend you buy them at the farmers market in summer. They are the best. If you can’t find the Georgian spices marigold […]
Tarragon is a spring herb in Georgia. We use it a lot in stews, soups, salads or eat fresh as an herb. One of my favorite dishes is mushrooms with tarragon, kind of like mushroom stew with scallions and tarragon. It’s very flavorful and meaty.
It sounds weird but roasted Brussels sprouts with lavender is to die for. I tried it at Elms in New Canaan and fall in love with the dish. I usually roast Brussels sprouts in the oven using about a tablespoon of oil, which keeps it healthy, but when you fry […]
Simple, easy and delicious chickpea salad flavored with carrots, celery, thyme and simple vinaigrette using lemon juice, vinegar and olive oil. It looks pretty and tastes wonderful as well.
I love fennel with its mild taste, soft and crunchy texture and pale color that can be mixed with other more colorful vegetables like red bell pepper, carrots or something else.