Award Winning!! Fire Roasted Sausage & Potato Tacos

Enjoy this Award Winning Taco Throwdown Recipe today!   We submitted this recipe to a Local Taco Throw Down and the results are in. . .  WE WON!!!  All ingredients were sourced from Phoenix Public Market and will list the vendors, but if you’re not a Phoenix Local, its not a problem, just substitute with your…

Picasso’s Palate Shrimp Tacos

These tacos are super simple with one advanced technique, but if you embrace the challenge, you’ll come out like a pro with a delicious and beautiful taco your friends will wow over! Recipe is a per person recipe, so simply multiply for the amount of diners you have. 6 Large Raw Shrimp 1 TBSP of…

Edamame Hummus with Green Sauce

Edamame Hummus Made with our Signature ‘Green’ Sauce! Ingredients: (1) 10-16 oz. bag of defrosted shelled Edamame (Typically found in your grocer’s freezer in the vegetable section) 3 fresh Garlic Cloves (more or less if you prefer a milder/stronger garlic taste) 4 oz. of Green Sauce Water Up to 2 Tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive…

Greek Style Cauliflower Salad

Greek Style Cauliflower Salad is a great side dish for a weeknight meal or a weekend party. Its Spring, time to enjoy lighter, cleaner fare.

Spring Kale & Lemon Bean Soup

Spring Kale & Lemon Bean Soup This versatile soup can actually be made chunky or blended smooth.  You can also use the smooth blend as a pasta sauce.   1 bunch of Tuscan or Black Kale – julienne slices 2 Fresh Lemons – Juice & Zest 1 Can of Organic Cannellini Beans 1 QT of…

Tropical Sweet & Spicy Salsa

This versatile dish can be used as a salad on its own, a salsa, or a relish to top your main dish. 1 Ripe Mango 1 Red Bell Pepper 1 Orange Bell pepper ¼ Red Onion 2 TBSP Fresh Ginger 1 Fresh Lemon – Juice & Zest ½ TBSP of Cayenne or Chili Oil (Optional)…

Spinach and Feta Hand Pies

Baked up some lovely healthy vegetarian spinach and feta hand pies for lunch today. I’m making it a meatless Wednesday before the big turkey day feast. Easy to make with herb infused pizza dough and a flavorful Middle Eastern inspired filling with garlic, onion, dill, red pepper and other lovely herbs. Hand food is good,…

Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Buttercream

My finished rustic birthday cake. Chocolate Cake with Organic Vanilla Buttercream. I’m proud of this little gal right here. She’s not perfect, but hey I’m not a baker.

Sweet Holi Curry Egg Salad

Classic egg salad….Just kidding, not classic at all. This egg salad has a secret flavor explosion with my Sweet Holi Curry seasoning blend. Including turmeric, cardamom, anise and other exotic flavors. Super simple to make, with just boiled organic eggs, good quality mayo, spice blend and salt to taste. The complex flavors make this dish…

Here we go. . .

Welcome to the first public chapter of my culinary journey.  I am more than a chef who grew up in her grandmothers kitchen, and took every chance she could get to cook with passionate cooks around the world in places like Europe, SE Asia, Mexico and other little hidden gems.  I am also a Photographer,…