Jewish Style Artichokes (Carciofi Alla Giudia)

Olive oil fried artichokes with lemon caper vinaigrette and shaved parmesan. The first time I saw these artichokes, I said I have to make that! Beautifully crispy artichoke leaves fried in olive oil, what a great appetizer. The recipe for these artichokes calls for twice frying in olive oil. The oil adds flavor to the […]

Individual Baked Brie

Mini-baked brie with caramelized balsamic onions, poached pear, and candied walnuts. Personal-sized brie topped with caramelized onions, baked in flakey puff pastry, garnished with poached bosc pear, and brown sugar balsamic walnuts. This recipe has a lot of steps. Below are some tips that will hopefully make the process easier. Poaching pears is easy, but […]

Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Plum Sauce

Oven-roasted pork tenderloin and plums, with a spiced orange plum sauce. Pork tenderloin and roasted plums with a spiced soy-based sauce, loaded with citrusy flavors from the Timut pepper, ginger, and Cara Cara orange. This recipe is simple, but it has two ingredients that can be hard to come by, Shaoxing wine and Timut pepper. […]