Green Summer Salad, Avocado “Caprese” Toast and other eats we ate this week

Happy Friday! This week has been a fun-filled week of cooking and we made a lot of great stuff to share with you, from weeknight dinners, to dinner parties with friends, to weekend breakfast. We’ve included the details for our original recipes below as well as links to some other recipes we’ve made and loved… Continue reading Green Summer Salad, Avocado “Caprese” Toast and other eats we ate this week

Easy Gazpacho with Goat Cheese Croutons; Tomato Crostini with Whipped Feta; Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

When Philippe picks the menu, he tends to set him self up for a lot of work and Julia’s 27th birthday dinner was no exception. This post is a “little” late, but Philippe finally found the time to write it one Sunday afternoon while working in Suzhou, China. ย Apologies to everyone reading this in December,… Continue reading Easy Gazpacho with Goat Cheese Croutons; Tomato Crostini with Whipped Feta; Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Winter Minestrone with Garlic Brushcetta & Ginger Cookies

On a recent Sunday we were feeling particularly bold (and free of other obligations), so we took the opportunity to spend most of the afternoon cooking a double batch of winter minestrone soup and baking some ginger cookies. We’d received a KitchenAid mixer for Christmas and wanted to put it to the test. Unbeknownst to… Continue reading Winter Minestrone with Garlic Brushcetta & Ginger Cookies

Cafe Clock Cooking School in Fes, Morocco

A highlight of our trip to Morocco was our day-long cooking class at Cafe Clock in Fes. We reported to the kitchen late morning and were greeted by our outgoing and friendly chefs, Souad and Merriam. Though given a choice of recipes, we entrusted Souad with the final menu to make best use of the… Continue reading Cafe Clock Cooking School in Fes, Morocco