Julia Child once taught this principle by her words and her actions: “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”
Many years ago while I was still a student starving to graduate from high school, Sydney Brown, the school headmistress, shared this recipe for fresh spiced apple cake with me. It truly highlights the apple’s attributes and harnesses the peak harvest flavor. I set out to create a frosting that […]
The simple combination of aged cheddar blended with the bite of ground chili pepper and the earthy flavors of rosemary and mustard evokes an autumn feeling with these savory shortbread crackers. These delicately crisp wafers literally melt in the mouth and perfectly pair with robust soups or salads.
Shrimp is elevated in flavor by marinating it in a piquant sambal and unagi blend. The additional sweetness and color contributed by the blood orange segements, brioche cubes, and thinly sliced prosciutto creates ebullient flavor upon the palette.
In the language of flowers, roses have their own vernacular for every color, variety, and quantity.
Violets are known as the modesty flower, referring to the tiny blossoms nestled shyly among the rich green leaves. Historically, the flower depicted the humble Mary receiving word of her divine calling to be the mother of Jesus. Her love enshrouds her beauty just as the heart-shaped leaves enshroud the […]