Wild Black Rice Burger Patties with Dover Sole

It’s been a little while since we posted last, so very much has happened – the most important and sad is that we have lost our boy Tiger, who you see on our last post. We have not had the heart or mindset until now to think of other things. We will miss him forever! … ***** Thank you all for you patience in waiting for this post and thank you for your continued support and love. Today we would like to feature a new spin on how you serve a burger, your style and burger patty of choice. This … Continue reading Wild Black Rice Burger Patties with Dover Sole

Mixed Ceviche (without Onions)

We love ceviche just about every way. This past spring we enjoyed some variations with juices and coconut milk  in Bogotá, Colombia. In my opinion, Colombia has some of the tastiest ceviche. Ours today has three different seafood in it, for taste and texture. We chose to leave the onions out of this dish this time, and we did not miss them, actually. It is very important to get enough lime juice and the proper balance of spices. I am not a big fan of adding spices in which the dish is marinating, rather we prefer to sprinkle cayenne and … Continue reading Mixed Ceviche (without Onions)

Strawberries with Goat cheese wrapped in Pancetta

What a lovely dish this is. I like to serve this as an appetizer with some crisp perfectly chilled white wine. You can prep this ahead of time and then roast/saute them in a hot pan. The Pancetta will provide you with just enough fat to get these guys perfectly browned each side. This is so easy to make and it will make your dinner guests and friends smile! Here’s what you will need. 1/4 lb of Pancetta A bowl of large strawberries, the kind you’s buy for making chocolate covered ones 1/2 small wedge of goat cheese toothpicks Cut … Continue reading Strawberries with Goat cheese wrapped in Pancetta

Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

It’s about time that we share our fresh spring rolls with you. Our favorite version is this one, clean, fresh and delicious, perfectly suitable for lunch or an appetizer. The beauty about making your own spring rolls is that you can pretty much chose any ingredients that you like and enjoy, as long as they are fresh. Celebrate fresh ingredients whenever you can! Here are our ingredients for our fresh rolls: get a package of rice paper for spring rolls (you will have a lot left over for next time) baby arugula basil (remove all large stems) mint (leaves only) … Continue reading Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Cold Golden Beet Soup

Yumm yumm yumm! On a hot day this soup is perfect to fill you up or serve as a perfect appetizer. Golden beets are as packed with vitamins and goodness as red or other varietals. We love this soup and hope that you will too, here are the simple ingredients and preparation. I like this dish on the simple side, the red beet can take a bit more spice and modification. …red beet soup coming soon! Please note:  ALWAYS BUY ORGANIC BEETS NON-ORGANIC ABSORB PESTICIDES AND TOXINS Ingredients for a 4 people serving: 6 –  2 – 2/5 inch yellow/golden … Continue reading Cold Golden Beet Soup