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Ina Garten’s Roasted Salmon Tacos and How to find the perfect Avocado to make them.

Ina Garten’s Roasted Salmon Tacos and How to find the perfect Avocado to make them.

You’ve got to hand it to Ina Garten.  You might have thought that Tacos were out of her wheelhouse. But no. This recipe, from her  TV series “Cook Like a Pro”, was served up on a recent program and labelled “Weeknight Dinners”.  It’s that alright: […]

Asparagus and Mushroom Frittata

Asparagus and Mushroom Frittata

Asparagus season is coming and here’s a great way to celebrate its arrival. While a frittata sounds rather fancy, it’s a very easy dish to make. Far simpler than flipping an omelette, it’s wildly versatile too.  For this version, I added shallots and cremini mushrooms […]

Garlic Confit Toast and the Best Baguette in all of New York

Garlic Confit Toast and the Best Baguette in all of New York

Going through some files as I settle in to our new apartment, I came across a picture that stopped me in my tracks.  It’s the main illustration for this page courtesy of Epicurious. Here were these crispy halves of great French bread topped with a […]

Cruise along with me on the Cruise Ship of the Year…

Cruise along with me on the Cruise Ship of the Year…

My friends at Travel-Wise have just published my latest article on the most anticipated new cruise ship of the year. And it’s been winning awards and passenger compliments ever since its launch in December 2018.  Travel-Wise kept my photos to a minimum so I thought […]

Valentine’s Day Chicken La Tulipe a la Monte

Valentine’s Day Chicken La Tulipe a la Monte

This Valentine’s Day, we bring you the Valentine’s advice of one Jonathon Reynolds.  Mr Reynolds, who wrote for talk shows helmed by David Frost and Dick Cavett, first brought the recipe to the New York Times in 2000.  It was from a beloved and romantic […]