Mexican

Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Chicken tortilla soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup is hearty, velvety, fresh tasting and perfectly spicy for cold weather or hot.This soup is soooo unbelievably easy to make. I mean there are only two steps and when do my recipes have two steps? Madness! If you poached or roast and cube the chicken breast ahead of time it is even […]

Breakfast

Salmon Kedgeree

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Kedgeree is an Anglo- Indian dish that was created during the Empire – like Coronation Chicken, Mulligatawny soup, and chutneys. It makes a small quantity of fish go a long way and can be kept warm on a hot plate making it ideal for a hot main course as part of a buffet selection. The […]

Appetizers

Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup

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This creamy and refreshing chilled soup is low in carbs and it doesn’t require any cooking at all: just whiz the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Fresh cucumber, good-for-you avocado, and green onion combined with buttermilk and fresh mint leaves make a sensuous tribute to the abundant lushness of the good green world. […]

Starters

Golden Peach,Shrimp and Crab Seviche Soup

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Isn’t this like the prettiest dish you’ve ever seen?! Look at all the great colors! We made this back in the beginning of August, while it was still  hot here in UK, so it may not be a great choice now ,with the coming Autumn, unless you live in a tropical climate. It’s a cold […]

Starters

Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Soup

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Lucky for me the weather is finally turning. That means it is time to use up the spring vegetables before they all flower and go to seed. I harvested all of the broccoli because it was threatening to do just that. With so much broccoli florets and stalks on hand I thought that broccoli cheese […]

Appetizers

Grilling corn on the cob

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Grilling corn on a charcoal grill brings out its sweetness and is a great complement to any barbecue. While there are many recipes for grilled corn, the technique for grilling it is what is most important. Grilling corn is very simple and can be done using two different methods: in the husk or directly on […]

Desserts

Balsamic Reduction (Glaze)

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Balsamic reduction sauce is a gourmet finishing sauce that will make your friends and family think you’ve taken up a cooking class–but it’s just oh-so-easy! Drizzle on salads, bread, deliiicious on fish, this sauce is sweet, tart, and a must have in the kitchen! There are some bottled balsamic glazes out there, but from the […]