Showing posts from November 16, 2014

Pasta Verduta

Continuing my story from the other day about a lovely dinner theHubby and I shared with friends at a local Italian restaurant.  One of the friends had a pasta dish containing shrimp (a kosher no-no, but what's a little traif  among friends?).  The stuff underneath the shrimp, though, looked so delicious that I attempted to create a reasonable clone-like veggie version.

What's the Story, Morning Glory? And Salmon Fresca

Had dinner with friends at an Italian restaurant last week.  I had a salmon dish that almost exploded my brain over the bright layers of flavors.   Drizzled on and around the bottom was a basil pesto vinaigrette, topped with lightly sauteed baby spinach and covered with a diced sweet potatoes and tomato mixture.  On top of all that were grilled red peppers, feta cheese, salmon, more potato/tomato mixture, grilled asparagus and finally topped with a balsamic reduction drizzle.  A true delight in every bite.  It was just too good not to share.  So as soon as I could, I managed to to recreate this dish at home just to share. You're welcome.