WATERMELON, CUCUMBER, AND FETA SALAD WITH LIME VINAIGRETTE

Here is the perfect salad for this LA heat wave. Cold watermelon, crunchy cucumber, and salty feta, all finished off with a tangy lime vinaigrette. Simple, refreshing, and delicious! WATERMELON, CUCUMBER, AND FETA… Continue reading

SUMMER PASTA WITH HEIRLOOM TOMATO SAUCE AND RICOTTA SALATA

A few weeks ago, I spent a lovely afternoon with the beautiful ladies behind the site, How You Glow. They wanted to make some summer recipes and I knew this light and brightly… Continue reading

FARMERS MARKET SALAD WITH BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE

This is a salad you can make with anything you have in the fridge or find at the farmers market. Feel free to play around with the vegetables, nuts, and kind of cheese.… Continue reading

SUMMER PASTA WITH ZUCCHINI, SPRING ONION, FETA, AND LEMON

This pasta dish, with its bright flavors, is perfect for the summer heat. Delicious served warm or at room temperature. Make sure to top it with lots of crumbled feta and lemon zest.… Continue reading

A BABY SHOWER

On Saturday, we catered a beautiful baby shower for Michelle in Woodland Hills. The decor was simple and chic, with a color palette of white, green, and gold. We cooked a summer menu… Continue reading

BANANA BREAD WITH WALNUTS

I have been craving banana bread a lot lately. This bread is dense and moist, with the added crunch of the raw walnuts. Serve thick slices toasted with organic butter or cream cheese.… Continue reading

SUMMER CORN WITH TOMATOES, ONION, AND BASIL

I am so happy that corn has arrived at the farmers market. Here is a delicious recipe for sweet corn you will be making all summer long. A simple sauté slightly softens the… Continue reading

NECTARINE, PEACH, AND BLUEBERRY CRISP

Summer is here, and what better way to kick off my favorite season than with a simple and delicious stone fruit crisp. This dessert can easily be made a day before and reheated… Continue reading

A GARDEN PARTY

This week, I had the pleasure of cooking up a garden party luncheon for Jenni Kayne, Athena Calderone, and friends at Shiva Rose’s beautiful home. The table was decorated with gorgeous pastel flowers… Continue reading

CHICKPEA SALAD WITH CUCUMBER, TOMATO, FETA, AND LEMON VINAIGRETTE

The first time I ate chickpeas that weren’t from a can, I was blown away. They have so much potential to absorb flavor and are much more than a bland, slightly mushy bean.… Continue reading

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