Appetizers · Main Meals · Side Dishes

Saffron Asparagus Risotto

This golden Saffron Asparagus Risotto is delicate and aromatic, filled with al dente green asparagus, tender sweet peas and a touch of parmesan. I wouldn’t dare to call this dish “risotto alla milanese” since it contains some asparagus and peas but truth be told, it’s quite similar. Also, the original risotto alla milanese is usually… Continue reading Saffron Asparagus Risotto

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Salmon Fillet on Quinoa, Asparagus bed topped with a Romesco Sauce

A Spanish Style Salmon fillet on a bed of quinoa and green asparagus topped with a nutty Romesco Sauce is great way to bring a little Mediterranean sun to your plate. Salmon Fillet on green Asparagus and Quinoa Bed topped with Romesco Sauce the perfect set of Spanish flavors. This gorgeous orange sauce is a rich,… Continue reading Salmon Fillet on Quinoa, Asparagus bed topped with a Romesco Sauce

Main Meals

Asparagus, peas and bacon paella

Asparagus, peas and bacon paella isn’t quite a classic paella. Although originally, paellas were a rice with all the ingredients from under the nose of those making it on the rice fields would use; like mini eels, snails, rabbit, etc. So I do exactly the same, I add a few leftovers of bacon bits to… Continue reading Asparagus, peas and bacon paella

Appetizers · Main Meals · Tapas · Vegetarian

Mini Asparagus Quiches

Those mini crunchy asparagus quiches are a bite into spring! The beauty of this meal is: it’s polyvalence, whether you eat your quiche warm, or cold… or change the vegetable in it… if you feel like mushrooms or ham etc. Go ahead make those with whatever you feel like. A mini Quiche Lorraine maybe? the original… Continue reading Mini Asparagus Quiches

Appetizers · Soups

Extra green Asparagus Soup

Asparagus are the spring vegetable by excellence, although with globalization it became an all year long available veggie. A favorite of many, like myself, this long green vegetable is simply irresistible. This soup is an onctuous one, as long as you don’t add too much broth, or water to it. There is absolutely not thickeners; no potatoes,… Continue reading Extra green Asparagus Soup

Main Meals · Pasta and Bread Meals · Salads · Vegetarian

Caprese pasta salad

Everyone love a good Caprese salad (tomatoes, fresh basil, mozzarella with olive oil), so why not change it a bit and make it a pasta salad, and since it’s spring why not add a few green asparagus to celebrate that! This is such a simple idea, and takes no time to make. It’s a “feeling… Continue reading Caprese pasta salad

Main Meals · Snacks

White asparagus crepe

It’s season again, for those premature spring veggies! Those are one of a kind, I knew they existed but never had the opportunity to try them out, “well done” until I’ve met my in-laws. I’ve encountered my first white asparagus at my husband’s mom place, I remembered eating them once before but they were though and not… Continue reading White asparagus crepe