Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

2 Tbsp butter 2 cups flavorful mushrooms such as shiitake, chanterelle, or oyster mushrooms, cleaned, trimmed, and cut into half inch to inch pieces 2/3 cup brandy, vermouth, or dry white wine 5-6 cups chicken stock* (use vegetable stock for vegetarian option) 1/3 cup...
Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies

3/4 pound unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 to 7 ounces very good semisweet chocolate, finely chopped Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.In the...
Santa Fe Chicken Salad Wrap

Santa Fe Chicken Salad Wrap

For the Chicken Salad 2/3 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons lime juice 1/2 – 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1 – 2 tablespoon minced cilantro 2 – 3 green onions, sliced thin 1 stalk celery, diced 2 cups...
Herb Crusted Salmon Fillets

Herb Crusted Salmon Fillets

4 small Atlantic Salmon Portions (@ 4oz (120g) each) 1 cup Wholegrain Breadcrumbs 2 Tblspn Chives, roughly chopped 2 Tblspn Parsley, roughly chopped 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder 1/2 Tsp Onion Powder 1 Tsp Lemon Peel, grated 1/4 cup Lemon Juice Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F...
Tuscan Style Carpaccio

Tuscan Style Carpaccio

Tuscan Style Carpaccio 1 pound Beef Tenderloins 1 clove Garlic, halved lengthwise 2 T. Lemon Juice 1 tsp. Dijon Mustard 1/2 tsp salt 6 T. Extra-Virgin Olive oil Freshly ground black pepper 3 ounces Castelli Parmigiana Reggiano (available at Inboden’s) 1 small...