Mussels in a Red Curry Sauce

Love seafood but hate spending an arm and a leg in restaurants? Why not make it at home and have a party?! Mussels are relatively inexpensive and they are very versatile and quick and EASY  to prepare. Here in NYC you can purchase 2 pounds of mussels for around $7.00 which will feed 2 people….

Clams with Chorizo in a Saffron Sauce

Clams are one of my favorite seafood goodies to eat! They are packed with iron which is so important for red blood cells, especially for women, but the minerals in clams don’t stop with iron. Clams are also a good source of phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium. Clams have more protein than oysters…

Shrimp Crostino with Avocado Spread

Are you craving a satisfying treat that is  light in calories but full of summer flavor? I know I was. I also did not want to hang out over a hot stove for a long time. Too many things to do and to many places to go to! This lovely and colorful meal is ready…

Super Moist Banana Bread

    The smell of a banana bread baking in the oven is a great way to get your family out of bed in the morning. The fresh aromatic scent of bananas floating through your home makes everything so sweet and full of love. I enjoy eating bananas for breakfast and for a quick on…

Nasturtium, The beautiful, edible flower

  It always brings me great joy when I go to the farmers market and come back with a new and beautiful find. Today I came across a beautiful flower, the Nasturtium, an edible flower. This flower adds such great beauty to any meal. It’s full of color and adds a peppery punch that is…

Boule Bread

There is no better bread than homemade bread. The aroma, the warmth are so comforting. But it’s even better when shared with friends and family. I wanted to bake bread for a long time but didn’t want the fuss of kneading dough forever. This recipe is so easy, basically no kneading just mixing to incorporate…