Category Archives: International Dishes

COLIFLOR A LA PUTANESCA – Cauliflower Putanesca Style

Just returned from Los Angeles and as you read on my previous press release post, fun things will be happening end of May and we are all so excited.

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A POST AND A RESTAURANT REVIEW- Venezuelan Scrambled Eggs + Sweet Plantains Wrapped in Bacon – Perico Venezolano + Platanos Maduros Envueltos en Tocineta

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No stories to tell, just that I have a new cooking buddy.  Remember the Salmon en Croute, well I just discovered this recipe from Laura Calder.  I tell you she makes everything look so easy and the end result is your … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner for Friends – Salmon en Croute

Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas.  I take this time to thank you all for your good wishes for a speedy recovery.  I am on the mend and happy to be back…the heck with the pain…I need to cook and post.  I … Continue reading

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Cabillaud Toulonnais – Cod Toulon Style

Tonight we are having a few friends for dinner to celebrate the birthday of my friend, Felicia.  Instead of gifts we often give a dinner party for the birthday person.  It’s a chance to show how much they mean to us.

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Braised Italian Sweet Sausage with Balsamic – Glazed Onions and Grapes

Who knew that grapes and sausages are a classic Italian pairing?

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Vote for Me! – Voting Ends June 7th – Seashells and Sunflowers

Katie, from Seashells and Sunflowers has a contest going on for the best Argentine recipe.  I submitted mine, Matambre, and forgot to tell the world to vote. Please go to her site, check out her lovely blog and VOTE FOR … Continue reading

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Tumbet Mallorquin – Majorcan Baked Vegetables

Right now I am having a love affair between two chefs.  Call it a foodie “Ménage à trois “.  Chef Eric Ripert of the famous Le Bernadin Restaurant (my all time favorite) and Chef Jose Andres’  TV show,  Made in Spain. … Continue reading

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My Picnic in Manhattan – Spanish White Bean Omelette with Serrano Ham Powder- Tortilla de Judias Blancas con Polvo de Jamon Serrano

I live In Manhattan, the West Village, New York University area.  A city that has everything to offer. If you cross West Houston you are in Soho. Near the Lower East Side, a few blocks away from China Town and Little … Continue reading

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Shishito Peppers vs. Padron Peppers

I was introduced to Padron peppers and ever since then I have had a fascination with them.  It is impossible to find them in New York and while searching I was introduced to the Shishito peppers.  They are very much … Continue reading

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