Duck Breast with Corn Risotto

Black pepper and coriander seared duck breast with sweet corn risotto and pickled corn relish. When you hear duck and risotto, you don’t necessarily think light and fresh. You probably think rich and heavy. But, this recipe adds bright, fresh flavors to balance the richness, making it a light summery dish. Before cooking the duck […]

Mango Cake

Mango vanilla cake layers with fresh mango filling and mango buttercream. This cake is packed with mango. Fresh mango is baked into the cake and fills the center, freeze-dried mango flavors the buttercream frosting, and dried candied mango garnishes the top. The cake’s layers are tender and fluffy in texture. To create this texture, I […]

Yogurt Chicken with Zucchini and White Beans

Seared yogurt marinated chicken with fresh herbs, zucchini, and creamy white beans. This is a light Mediterranean-inspired dish with slightly smoky yogurt chicken served over sautéed zucchini, peppers, spinach, white beans, and a touch of parmesan. This recipe calls for cooking beans in stock with parmesan rind. Now, I usually keep a bag of leftover […]