Turkish Chicken Pide

Turkish Chicken Pide

Turkish Pide are “bread boats” made with an easy to prep dough. These are filled with creamy goats cheese and mozzarella, shredded oven baked chicken breast, onions, peppers, and the most enticing Turkish spice mix, including paprika, red pepper flakes, sumac, and oregano. The Turk’s…

Neapolitan Pesto White Pizza

Neapolitan Pesto White Pizza

This Neapolitan Pesto White Pizza is made with a full bodied fresh pesto and a Roberta’s style pizza dough that cradle not just ricotta, but mozzarella and a burrata centerpiece, along with half moons of shallot, and a sprinkle of red pepper & olive oil.…

Heirloom Tomato Tart

Heirloom Tomato Tart

This celebration of late summer heirloom tomatoes is a deep dish tart with a creamy base of ricotta that sandwiches soft strips of prosciutto, all topped by thin ripe slices of heirloom tomatoes. The Most Beautiful Word Heirloom might be one of the most beautiful…

Croatian Krafne Doughnuts

Croatian Krafne Doughnuts

A classic winter treat, Croatian Krafne Doughnuts are best made by hand from a dough as soft as hotel pillows, with a touch of lemon zest and rum or brandy, and come together in 2 hours or less. So much fun to fry and roll…

Italian Lemon Almond Tarts

Italian Lemon Almond Tarts

A wonderfully mouth-watering burst of lemon fills this Italian influenced tart base, made a part-almond pate sucree crust, along with flaked almonds on top. Makes 14-16 mini tarts, or one 9-10 inch full size tart. The tartness of a French Tarte au Citron meets the…

Sour Cherry Panna Cotta

Sour Cherry Panna Cotta

A faster than lightening Italian panna cotta with a beautiful velvety texture, topped with a sour cherry sauce made with Croatian cherry wine and pistachios, all providing every texture and complimentary flavor imaginable for your summer dessert from the refrigerator. Best of all, no ovens…

Lahmacun a.k.a Turkish Pizza

Lahmacun a.k.a Turkish Pizza

One of the most beloved and popular street foods of Istanbul, Lahmacun is also known as “Turkish Pizza”–a thin flatbread dough is pan cooked with a ground lamb or beef topping, or both in this case. The meat mixture is seasoned with a gorgeous old…

Plum Polenta (Upside Down) Skillet Cake

Plum Polenta (Upside Down) Skillet Cake

This polenta cake–half cake, half cornbread–is built upon fresh plums and a light caramel syrup in a skillet, then finished in the oven and flipped over to reveal a plum and syrup topped polenta cake, moist and not too sweet…perfect for breakfast or afternoon snack.…

Grape, Leek, Burrata, & Goat Cheese Galette

Grape, Leek, Burrata, & Goat Cheese Galette

A creative, savory way to enjoy your most buttery rustic tarts, with the Roman flavor of black grapes, leeks sauteed in white wine, a double burst of creamy burrata and goat cheese, and fresh oregano and thyme. For a variation including Peach, Feta, Pea, Pickled…

Mocha Marshmallow Walnut Ice Cream

Mocha Marshmallow Walnut Ice Cream

An indulgent, quick to make coffee & chocolate mocha ice cream with a swiss meringue (i.e. marshmallow fluff) swirled in, along with the crunch of walnuts. Insanely beautiful gelato texture and best made with an ice cream maker because it’s so easy! Perfect for a…