Monthly archive January, 2011
Paul LaCroix – Semi-Dried Tomato & Asparagus Quiche

Paul LaCroix – Semi-Dried Tomato & Asparagus Quiche

I was fortunate to spend the early part of the New Year travelling around the South Island of New Zealand with my grandparents. Under blue skies and surrounded by mountains, I consumed an inordinate amount of quiche. Settled among the meat pies and soggy sandwiches, the towering triangles of vegetable-studded egg always appeared the most...
Tom Wesselmann - Pear Tart with Whiskey Cream

Tom Wesselmann – Pear Tart with Whiskey Cream

I am honored and excited to be included on the Design*Sponge website as part of the ‘In the kitchen with…’ series. I had several recipe ideas, bookmarked and filed away for a very special post, and was delighted when my recipe for a pear tart with whiskey cream was selected as it was inspired by...
Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Wakame Seaweed Salad

Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Wakame Seaweed Salad

The decadence of the holidays coupled with two weeks of vacation has taken a toll on my palette and appetite. Although there is a definite lack of cream and butter-heavy dishes here in the Southern Hemisphere, the oil and fat of barbecued meats and deep-fried delights had me gravitating towards recipes that were light, clean...