Lamb Loin Simmered in Coconut Curry Broth

 

 Lamb meat was considered a delicacy during my childhood. We used to refer to this delicately delicious high-protein meat as mutton.  One of my Dad’s trade was a butcher, so needless to say, we always had the freshest of lamb. Lamb is a meat rich in vitamins that is usually overlooked – it’s rich in…

Pane Alle Patate

 

 Homemade bread is truly a delicacy and a treat in my household. The smell of fresh bread permeating throughout the house makes the home feel loved, warm and cozy.  I have been cooking bread since I was a child; my very first bread was baked using a recipe on the back of the yeast package….

Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimps and Mushrooms

 

 One of the easiest and most versatile food to cook is pasta.  This particular dish was inspired by my trip to the Saratoga Springs in New York while my son was in orchestra camp.  The angel hair pasta with exotic mushrooms and shrimps dish was good but I had to ask, “Where is the shrimp?”…

Cherry Chamomile Tea Smoothie

 

 Whether you are a tea lover or not, you will want to try this anti-inflammatory and nutrient-rich smoothie. Chamomile tea is considered a very good anti-inflammatory agent and it also acts as a sleep aid.  I am working on developing a multitude of smoothies that does not contain dairy since many of my family, friends…

Grilled Seafood in Coconut Curry Sauce

 

 You will want to try this crowd-pleaser, aromatic and very flavorful dish.  This is a great weekend main dish or a first course. What makes this dish amazing is the use of curry powder and turmeric to brighten the taste of the tomatoes and coconut milk.  Not only is it rich in flavor but the…

Fig Apples Smoothie

 

 This Fig Apples Smoothie is a nutrient and antioxidant-rich drink that is high in fiber, potassium, calcium, and iron. I used figs as the star fruit in this recipe. I love to eat fresh figs raw when they are in season during the early summer months and then again in late summer into fall. Using…

Couscous with Vegetables

 

 You will want to try this recipe if you are looking for a quick dish to make and an easy way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet.  Couscous is a versatile wheat grain and it has a crunchy texture.  For that reason, it serves this recipe well because the vegetables are diced and cooked…

Cheesy Egg Breakfast Patties

 

 A delightfully rich breakfast. This patty reminds me of a Mexican breakfast burrito, which I love; only thing is that it’s better. The first time I made this recipe I forgot to add the cheese. Despite the mistake, the patty was delish and my son truly enjoyed it. Once the cheese was added into these…

Sea Salt Caramel Chip Muffins

 

 This is not your typical muffin.  It is a great breakfast treat and you will want to try this recipe over and over again.  The sea salt caramel chips give this muffin the right amount of sweetness and surprisingly just a hint of the sea salt at the very last bite, The buttermilk truly produced the…