Beet & Goat Cheese Tarts

I love butter. No matter if it’s cooked into things or slathered onto things. It’s that simple. I just love butter. There is something so satisfying about the smooth luscious texture butter brings to dishes that other fats just can’t mimic. Pastry isn’t the same without butter. Just try and picture a baked potato without…

Caprese Stuffed Portobellos

A fresh new recipe for a fresh new look! After well over a year of the original style I designed for my blog, today was the day for a long overdue update. The new format is a bit cleaner and features the food instead of my writing. My favorite new feature? I added a feedback…

Basil Almond Pesto

As you know by now, I am a sucker for pasta. Every single carb laden delicious version. Ravioli, lasagna, linguine, simple penne with red sauce, anything I can get my hands on, I devour! There isn’t a pasta that I don’t love. Another thing I love is fast food. Not fast food restaurant fast food but…

Labneh – Yogurt Cheese

We all have those moments when we find something at the back of the fridge that we forgot we ever bought. It hasn’t quite gone rotten yet and you have a little time to figure out what to do with it. Then it starts to eat at you. What the heck could you possibly make…

Fresh Ricotta

As usual, this post stems from a need to use up ingredients from Costco. This time – milk and cream. There is only so much custard a girl can eat (and I didn’t want to go to the store for eggs) so I decided to branch out. What kinds of options did that give me?…

Ricotta Ravioli

I love pasta. All kinds, filled, short shapes, long shapes, rustic, fancy. All of it. The sad part is that you really can’t get good classic pasta in Hawaii. There are tons of good noodles but not pasta. None of those soul satisfying, slurp up and get tomato sauce all over your shirt, chewy pillows of…