Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups with Black Truffle Ricotta

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It’s time for me to share another one of my food obsessions, and this one is called “ricotta”. Just the sound of it fills my mind with so many dreams of fluffy creamy deliciousness. If a restaurant offers some kind of homemade ricotta appetizer, you can be sure that I will order it right away. My favorite preparation being “sprinkled with sea salt and freshly ground pepper, and a light drizzle of fruity olive oil”. Spread it over some freshly toasted sourdough, and you have the perfect bite. Continue reading “Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups with Black Truffle Ricotta”

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Scrambled Eggs on Toast with Broccoli Rabe and Shiitake Mushrooms

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Simple is best. I’ve said it before, but that’s my kitchen-motto. This recipe is a perfect example of that idea. When you think about it, there not much that’s more simple than toast. Yet, however simple the base may be, you can make the tastiest toppings ever, and end up with a really sophisticated dish.

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Abel&Cole’s Melon and Halloumi Salad

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I promise this salad is the last one I’ll post for a while! (or at least until next week…) But it’s just so delicious that I couldn’t help myself but share it with you all. I should probably start off this post by reiterating that this recipe isn’t mine. It come’s from the Abel&Cole cookbook that my brother lent me over the summer. Continue reading “Abel&Cole’s Melon and Halloumi Salad”

Raw Asparagus Salad with Prosciutto, Thai Basil, and a Spicy Lime-Parmesan Dressing

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Consistent with my ever present need to splurge on veggies at the market, I bought a huge bunch of green asparagus a while back that I never took the time to use. I had to find a solution, and I didn’t have much time left. So I decided I’d go ham (pun intented) and use it raw with some Italian prosciutto. Continue reading “Raw Asparagus Salad with Prosciutto, Thai Basil, and a Spicy Lime-Parmesan Dressing”

Summer Skewers with Halloumi, Cherry Tomatoes and Peaches

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This… is Summer on a plate. Or on a stick to be more precise! The other day, I found myself craving skewers on the grill. Good old Summer barbecue flavors, with juicy, marinated, tender meat. The kind that you eat with your hands and you don’t even care. In fact, the kind that tastes even better when you eat it like that. You get my point.

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