All posts tagged: Basil

Melon Salad with Ricotta Salata. Golden Cherry Tomato. Strawberry Confit. Purple Basil. Cashew. Cayenne

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Appetizers / Fruit / Gluten Free / salads / Savory / Summer / Sweet

“Inevitably our words convey mere fragments of the reality on which our experience fedโ€”โ€”then at least with a shadow of what in the depths of our soul we know to be untranslatable: the pure emotion of an encounter, the wonder of a discovery, that fleeting moment of silence before the word is produced that will remain in the memory like the traces of a dream that time will never completely erase.” โ€”Josรฉ Saramago    

Seared Scallop, Strawberry, and Basil Salad.

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Appetizers / Gluten Free / salads / Savory / Seafood / Summer / Sweet / Tart

  I adore fruit in many savory applications and here, these U-10 scallops are kept pretty simple with a touch of a few strawberries. I especially adore this combination because it’s bright, and unexpected.ย There’s a sweet creaminess from the beautiful scallops and an explosion of sweet and tart juice from the strawberries. Strawberries and cream? A slightly different approach on that, but yes sure,ย strawberries and cream. No need for a vinaigrette, the juice from the […]