Here’s one last hurrah for summer, juicy melon and tangy tomatoes mixed with basil and walnuts for a light side salad. This heirloom tomato and cantaloupe melon salad with a balsamic reduction is great for appreciating the last few days of summer.
This farro salad has sweet, blistered corn, cherry tomatoes, crunchy green beans, and an intense but balanced sage pesto with walnuts and parsley.
A refreshing corn and tomato gazpacho that requires no cooking (and no bread!) and is perfect for tasty appetizers or a light summer meal.
A tangy blackberry tomato ketchup with just enough sweetness and a hint of heat. Especially amazing with sweet potato fries, but also so many other things.
These savory plum and goat cheese tarts are a great summer appetizer, including a spiced plum jam swirled with mild, whipped goat cheese blend in a nutty pastry case. Beautifully highlighted by a bit of mint and a drizzle of aromatic olive oil.
A blend of flavourful summer tomatoes and cucumbers lighten this wild rice salad with roasted garlic dressing.
A free form caramelized onion tart robust with potatoes and brightened with crème fraiche and thyme.
A summery salad with flavourful vegetables, crispy chickpeas, and a thick avocado dressing.
Tender, flaky scones with slightly caramelized spring onions and sharp cheddar.
Fresh fava beans marinated with dill and caraway make for a great recipe to add to your next mezze platter or cheese board. Like peas, fava beans are one of the things I planted in the garden this year that are doing well for once. Not many, but some. I also get a lot of them during the spring from our local farm stands. I typically use them in salads or as part of a sauté, but I wanted to offer something different for a change and with this heat I’ve been eating a lot of cold vegetables for supper.…Continue Reading