• Saffron Rice Pilaf

    Saffron rice, an Indian rice pilaf seasoned with saffron, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, orange zest, pistachios, and almonds. Also called parsi pulao.
  • Creamy Asparagus Soup

    A fresh and easy asparagus soup in a base of chicken broth, cream, and onion, seasoned with thyme and dry vermouth.
  • Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

    Perfect poppy seed muffins with lemon zest and a sugar lemon glaze.
  • Green Gumbo

    A traditional Louisiana gumbo served during Lent that is based on loads of greens such as collards, kale, turnip greens and spinach.
  • Spinach Gratin with Hard Boiled Eggs

    Spinach gratin made with chopped blanched spinach, mixed with nutmeg infused béchamel, with hard boiled eggs and gruyere cheese. Gratin d'epinard aux oeufs.
  • Matzo Brei

    A classic Jewish breakfast or light meal of matzo, egg and either savory toppings or sweet.
  • Mussels in White Wine Sauce

    A traditional French dish, mussels mariniere, or moules mariniere. Mussels steamed in white wine, served in sauce of juices from the mussels, wine, butter, and shallots.
  • Asparagus Salad with Shrimp

    A simple asparagus salad with thinly sliced asparagus, shrimp, garlic, parsley, and dressed with olive oil and lemon juice.
  • Broccoli, Chicken, and Almond Sauté

    Broccoli, first blanched, then sautéed briefly with sliced grilled chicken, toasted almonds, sesame oil, and red chile flakes.
  • Colcannon Cakes

    Fried potato patties made from leftover colcannon, a combination of mashed potatoes, kale or other greens, and scallions or green onions.
  • Watercress Soup

    Watercress soup made with onions, potatoes, a little white wine and bunches of fresh watercress.
  • Swordfish with Smoked Paprika

    Chunks of swordfish sautéed with fresh tomatoes, smoked paprika and pine nuts.
  • Salmon with Lemon Cream Sauce

    Sautéed salmon fillets served with a simple lemony cream sauce.
  • Eggs Nested in Sautéed Chard and Mushrooms

    Runny eggs, steamed on a bed of sautéed chopped chard, onions, and shiitake mushrooms.
  • Meyer Lemon Risotto

    Simple risotto made with arborio rice, onion, meyer lemon zest and juice, white wine, oregano, topped with toasted pine nuts and Parmesan.
  • Manhattan Clam Chowder

    A Manhattan style clam chowder in a tomato-based sauce with potatoes, onions, carrots, celery, and a little bacon.