It all started back in December; the bartender handed me a pretty, light pink drink that all the ladies were having that night. I asked him what it was and he firmly insisted I try it before he would tell me.
I cautiously took a sip afraid of the mysterious concoction I had just been handed while simultaneously determining whether I was willing to trust his recommendation.
Also called Roman cauliflower, florets of Romanesco cauliflower are simmered in a sweet and spicy tomato sauce.
I walked into my local market this past weekend and there they were, pointy headed green globes otherwise known as Romanesco cauliflower.
This striking member of the brassica family demanded my attention; it’s was a stand-out among other vegetables both in its unique shape and coral-like texture. The light green color contrasted starkly with its paler, more common white cauliflower sibling and tempted me to grab a head for dinner.
Maple syrup and cinnamon add a rich warm flavor while toasted chopped almonds add crunch to these entirely refined sugar-free meringues.
A good meringue is a beautiful thing; light as air, every bite a cloud of sweetness.
Rugged on the outside with airy interiors, the delicate shell gives way to a fluffy tender melt-in-your-mouth center. Deceptively simple, these ingenious little cookies are so much more than the sum of their parts and a timeless classic.
This dark chocolate coconut tart with its almond flour crust and macadamia nut topping is rich and silky and guaranteed to fulfill your chocolate cravings.
Pass the chocolate, it’s time for dessert.
Let’s face it; Valentine’s Day is a thinly veiled excuse to eat the good stuff. Although to be perfectly honest, I rarely wait for a special occasion to treat myself.