angel food strawberry shortcake

Warm weather is for celebrating the summer berry and all its companions. The best part of summer is picking fresh berries and using them in culinary creations or simply eating them fresh off the vine. While strawberries are readily available at your local grocer, picking them up at a farmers market or simply picking them yourself, supports the local farm and farmer. Note: Angel Food … Continue reading angel food strawberry shortcake

Chef Luca Manfè’s Elegant Strawberry Shortcake Twist

The last big barbecue of summer is around the corner and if you are searching for a twist on standard favs, MasterChef 4 winner, chef Luca Manfe has the ultimate recipe. Since Labor Day weekend lies dead center in the back to school arena, time can really be a tight commodity. Saving a few minutes here and there while prepping foods for your gathering can be a huge … Continue reading Chef Luca Manfè’s Elegant Strawberry Shortcake Twist

Strawberries, Prawns and Love

An intimate candle-lit dinner for two, creating a culinary masterpiece in your own kitchen to share with your love in the glow of a warm fire is a romantic and delicious way to spend Valentine’s Evening.  I have collected two recipes for today’s post to start the creative juices flowing.  Add a glass of Champagne or two, and it’s a night made for love. Please … Continue reading Strawberries, Prawns and Love