Mediterranean

Mediterranean food tastes like sunshine, and Mediterranean recipes use all the best sun-ripened ingredients. Touching Southern Europe, North Africa, and the western part of the Middle East, Mediterranean cooking has influences from many cultures and cuisines.

Tomato and Roasted Beet Gazpacho

Tomato and Roasted Beet Gazpacho

Do you have any food experiences that you have marked as particularly formative?  Any meals that really stick out in your memory?  As you can probably imagine, I have a few 🙂 . One of them is eating my first bowl of cold gazpacho on […]

Burek – Bosnian Spinach & Feta Pie

Burek – Bosnian Spinach & Feta Pie

By now you’ve probably heard of Croatia as one of the hidden gem destinations you need to add to your bucket list.  Croatia is admittedly wonderful, but the other countries in the Balkans deserve some love too.  Bosnia & Herzegovina in particular with its storied […]

Garlic Scape and Ricotta Crostini

Garlic Scape and Ricotta Crostini

One of the best things about farmers’ markets is the variety of produce you can find compared to traditional grocery stores.  Going to a market is always my favorite way to experience a new city or place.  I love spotting heirloom varieties of already favorite […]

Lemon & Garlic Roasted Broccolini

Lemon & Garlic Roasted Broccolini

Lemon and garlic.  Two ingredients that when used in combination will knock your taste buds straight to the middle of the Mediterranean.  I particularly think of Italy when it comes to lemons, and my fridge is never not without a few on hand.  The Amalfi […]