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 / Salad / Savory / Summer / Sweet

“Inevitably our words convey mere fragments of the reality on which our experience fed——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.” —José Saramago    

Seared Scallop, Strawberry, and Basil Salad.

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Appetizers / Gluten Free / Salad / 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. 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, strawberries and cream. No need for a vinaigrette, the juice from the […]

Heirloom Tomato, Basil, Mayo Sandwiches and a Refreshing Blackberry Lemonade Lager

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Drinks / Sandwiches / Savory / Summer / Sweet / Tart

    Sometimes it doesn’t take much to throw together something incredibly and classically delicious. Heirloom tomatoes, basil, and mayonnaise on sandwich bread. And of course, a heavy sprinkle of kosher salt.  It’s a perfect lunch and there is absolutely nothing more satisfying than this. With all of summer’s tomatoes at their peak right now, it’s just so easy to make something so delicious, so quickly. Tomatoes truly are the best and life’s most tasty […]