Cilantro Mint Chutney with Chili & Lime

Cilantro Mint Chutney with Chili and LimeCilantro Mint Chutney –
This Tart-Sweet & Spicy Condiment Makes the Meal

London, 1969. Eating lunch at Le Cordon Bleu Restaurant on Marylebone Lane, across the street from their cooking school, I enjoyed Cilantro Mint Chutney for the very first time. It came on a condiment stand with my order of “curry” for lunch. I thought it was mine to enjoy. Though Continue reading

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Yams – Thank You, Yotam Ottolenghi

Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Yams w/ Scallions, Chile & Balsamic ReductionRoasted Sweet Potatoes and Yams Dressed Up for Dinner with Scallions, Chili & Balsamic Reduction

These are the most vibrant and complex-flavored roasted sweet potatoes and yams that I’ve ever tasted. Each bite of soft and crispy sweet potato laced with a balsamic reduction and savory green onions Continue reading

Classic Guacamole — Fresh, Chunky, Flavorful

Classic Guacamole—Fresh, Chunky, FlavorfulClassic Guacamole for Celebrating National Guacamole Day!

I kept questioning my decision. Why am I sharing a recipe for classic guacamole in September? We still have so many ripe and ripening tomatoes Continue reading