Monthly Archives: May 2012

Strawberry Caramel Mousse

Strawberry season has begun and this dessert is a great way to enjoy the berries. As I have mentioned in a previous post, I love caramel and, combined with strawberries, it is a winning combination. The caramel gives the mousse … Continue reading

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Spring Greens Salad with Fava Bean Leaves, Beets and Watermelon

Yesterday I struggled to stake up the fava beans plants in our garden. Usually my husband does it, but the task fell to me this year. Unfortunately, there were a couple of casualties in the process since I am not … Continue reading

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Carrot and Radish Tzatziki

Several weeks ago I learned, through another local blogger, about a new farm in our town. It is called La Nay Ferme and they have started Provo’s first CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program. I immediately signed up for their spring … Continue reading

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Crab and Avocado Stuffed Endive

I have been craving some crunchy endive lately. I purchased a beautiful three pack at the grocery store along with some crab and I had a ripe avocado on the counter so I put together this light, flavorful and refreshing … Continue reading

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No Knead Sesame Semolina Bread

My absolute favorite artisanal loaf is sesame semolina bread. We had it often growing up. My mother didn’t bake it herself, since there were plenty of good local bakeries from which to purchase the crunchy delicious loaves. 20 years ago, … Continue reading

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