Burrata, Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

Burrata, Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

Burrata is my favorite foodie item as of late. See Treat Yo’ Self Tuesday: Burrata for an explanation and additional serving suggestion. Everywhere I turn a…

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Treat Yo' Self Tuesday: Burrata

Treat Yo’ Self Tuesday: Burrata

Treat Yo’ Self to an experience of pure decadence.  Burrata is an Italian cheese made of fresh buffalo or cow’s milk from Puglia, in Southern…

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Treat Yo' Self Tuesday: Finocchiona Salumi

Treat Yo’ Self Tuesday: Finocchiona Salumi

Salumi Artisan Cured Meats is located in Pioneer Square on the southern end of downtown Seattle. The salumeria was founded by Armandino and Marilyn Balali….

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Yam Wedges with Lemongrass Lime Yogurt

Yam Wedges with Lemongrass Lime Yogurt

I’ve been stalking the Plenty cookbook like a lion in the brush, waiting for the perfect moment to strike. It’s been a challenge, holding out…

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Vegetarian "Meat" Balls

Vegetarian “Meat” Balls

It’s funny how a recipe morphs right in front of your eyes, yielding a product that you like but maybe didn’t intend.  That’s how I…

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Prunes with Figs

Prunes with Figs

Let’s talk prunes.  Why is it they have, sadly, a direct connection with elderly constipation?  At 27, I can’t answer this question.  Do you stop…

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Roasted Beets with Blue Cheese and Hazelnuts

Roasted Beets with Blue Cheese and Hazelnuts

I’m mildly obsessed with Picnic, the shop for Foodies on Phinney Ridge.  I posted about them a month (?) ago, boasting of the joyful food…

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Another Pricey Addiction

Another Pricey Addiction

This has to stop.  Artisan cheese and imported spreads, gourmet mustard and local breads.  My bank account is feeling the burn. The other night my friends, Celina and…

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Spanikopita

Spanikopita

When I was in fourth grade, we had to do a presentation about our family and it’s culture, so I called my ultra-Greek grandfather in…

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