Tag: appetizer

Seared Halloumi With Grains

Seared Halloumi With Grains

Halloumi (or haloumi), is often associated with the Greek island of Cyprus, and is a semi-hard, unripened, brined cheese made from a mixture of goat’s and sheep’s milk and sometimes cow’s milk. Halloumi cheese, often referred to as a “grilling or frying cheese” due to […]

Guacamole

Guacamole

I am a huge fan of guacamole.  If you have been to my house, chances are, I’ve probably made you some. I make it often. Year-round in fact, not just on Cinco de Mayo. I will search high and low in winter months to find […]

Potato And Cheddar Perogies

Potato And Cheddar Perogies

Traditional Easter foods consist of baked meats (typically ham), various sweet breads and chocolate of all varieties. This can likely be attributed to the Lenten season, the 40 days prior to Easter when observant Christians often try to avoid indulgences. But for many Eastern European countries, such […]

Salmon Croquettes

Salmon Croquettes

No one can ever have too many salmon recipes so here’s another fantastic one. Is far as croquettes themselves go, there are numerous version out there, but I’m talking about the more classic French version, but with a modern twist and made with sockeye salmon and […]

Rosemary, Black Olive And Sea Salt Focaccia

Rosemary, Black Olive And Sea Salt Focaccia

Focaccia is a flat oven-baked Italian bread product that is similar in style and texture to pizza dough. Crispy on the bottom, thanks to the generous amount of olive oil it is baked in, and soft, almost pillowy on top. This tasty savory bread is fantastic served […]

Baked Brie En Croute With Fig And Honey

Baked Brie En Croute With Fig And Honey

Brie en croute is essentially a brie wheel wrapped in a pastry dough and baked until golden. “En croute” (pronounced “on KROOT“) is simply a food that has been wrapped in pastry dough and then baked in the oven. The dough can be an ordinary pie dough […]