Zucchini Flowers

End of summer bliss – Zucchini Flowers and Tomato Salad

We are so lucky here in Barcelona to have access to all of the ingredients in the Mediterranean. Today we had a massive hangover¬†from the last of the summer parties.¬†It’s Sunday. It means that no markets or any b Read more

Pork Tenderloin

When Fall Hits – A Rustic Pork Dish from the Pacific Northwest

The Wildwood restaurant in Portland Oregon was a huge source of inspiration for me when I really started to delve into cooking seriously. They use wine and fruit in savory dishes to add just a splash of sweet or acid tha Read more

Lemon Lavender Cake

Perfect for those summertime birthdays – Lemon Lavender Cake

As the dedicated birthday cake-baker in my circle of friends, I've made several versions of this cake over the years. Chocolate cake with lavender frosting, vanilla cake with lavender sugar and this, the best version bel Read more


A few things I miss about NYC – Banh Mi!

There are a few things that I really miss about the US - clothes dryers, Americanized Chinese food (it's the best for a hangover, especially if it comes from a place that also makes tacos), Real Housewives of Where-ever, Read more

Zucchini Fritters

Summer Fare – Zucchini Fitters with Chutney

As July rounds the bend, the markets are flooded with amazing summer squashes, zucchini flowers, zucchinis and melons. Some of the freshest food around! I love zucchini in all forms. I like to slice it very thinly and fl Read more

Lamb Ragu

Classic Italian for a Classic Winter Evening

So on the eve of the last day of winter, I decide to make a very hearty pasta dish, Lamb Ragu! I have been on a bit of an Italian kick with good reason, Italians make some of the best food. Read more

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