Side Dish

Clams with Portuguese Sausage

This tasty dish with plump littleneck clams, spicy Portuguese sausage, onions, sundried tomatoes cooked in white wine is one of my summertime favorites. It’s a stress-free, easy dish to make on a hot summer day and with chilled glass of wine and some crusty bread, you have a complete meal! […]


Cranberry and Rosemary Pumpkin Biscuits

It’s pumpkin season which means it’s time for warm and comforting flavors of Fall! What better way to enjoy this season than by indulging in freshly baked pumpkin biscuits with Rosemary leaves and plump cranberries? Rosemary, Cranberries and Pumpkin Puree I love adding multiple flavors to biscuits and I made […]


Eggplant and Tomato Puff Pastry Tart

It’s summer and meaty eggplants and juicy tomatoes are in season!. One of the easiest and delectable dishes to make with eggplants and tomatoes is savory puff pastry tart. With every bite, you get buttery pastry full of sweet tomatoes, eggplant slices, combined with herby pesto sauce and gooey cheese. […]


Rigatoni with Onions, Bacon and Peas

Whenever I’m in a mood for a light, cream based pasta, I whip up this rigatoni dish. You get the salty, savory flavors from uncured bacon and grated parmesan cheese and sweetness from onions and fresh peas. I first made this for a friend when I visited her in east […]


Apples, Calvados and Garlicky Honey-Dijon Pork Chops

It’s finally fall and we’re enjoying the cooler, crisp fall days more so than usual in Southern California this year. It’s also the season for juicy, ripe apples and what always goes fantastic with apples? thick, bone-in pork chops of course! Classic British Tableware for Decadent Main Dish For classic […]