Pad Thai

My favorite prepared food booth at my farmers market is Moh’s Mobile Kitchen.  My friend, Moh, makes the most delicious Thai food, and that’s where I usually stop for lunch each Saturday.  The aroma of grilled beef and chicken sticks, Pad Thai, fried rice and spring rolls fills the air and by lunch time my [Read More]

Mediterranean Shrimp Salad

The opening of local farmers markets officially begins salad season in my house.  The variety of available fresh greens, tomatoes, spring onions and artisan cheeses makes assembling a fantastic salad as easy as pie (strawberry pie in my case).  Wild caught prawns are on sale this week in my local grocery store so I added [Read More]

Asian Noodles with Grilled Shrimp and Lime

One look at this recipe and I knew I would like it.  I have several excellent recipes for Asian noodle dishes, but this one is a little different and less involved than most.   It’s garlicky, spicy and bright with lime, and the marinated grilled shrimp are perfect with the vibrant flavors of the dish.  The [Read More]

Mexican Torta

One of the most enjoyable parts of traveling is the opportunity to try the everday street foods of the country I’m visiting.  The baguette sandwiches, crepes and sweets in Paris were irresistible. Gyros and souvlaki are street fare in Greece, and sausages and dumplings can be found everywhere in the Czech Republic. Belgium is known for its waffles and [Read More]

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

You’ve probably figured out by now that I love seafood, and I like recipes that are simple and quickly put together. I’ve combined several of my favorite foods in this delicious, nutritious salad that is easy to make for one person and just as easy to increase to serve a group. All ingredients are available [Read More]