Category Archives: RECIPE

a luvFAB wine prescription

in the swiss alps, there is a lovely venue, le grand chalet-this place is a luvFIND.  i found a breath taking view with a breeze and a luvFAB wine prescription in this charming setting.  the breeze was an added bonus as … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

mela-melo salad seves 4-6 ingredients 1 green apple, peeled and cubed 1 pomegranate-seeds only 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped 1/4 cup shaved pecorino cheese 3 cups lightly packed mix of arugula (rocket) and spinach 3 tbs. olive oil 1 tbs. sherry … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

  summer strawberry salad serves 6-8 ingredients 5 oz./ 142 gr. baby spinach and arugula (rocket) 3 tbs. extra virgin olive oil 1  tbs. fresh lemon juice zest of 1 lemon 16 oz./454 gr. strawberries, hulled and sliced 2 tbs. balsamic … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

panna cotta seves 4-6 ingredients 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup milk 5 tablespoons sugar 1 vanilla bean 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated gelatin 200 gr. /8 ounces dark chocolate 4 tablespoons milk directions soften gelatin in 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

melon soup serves 6 ingredients 1  large ripe melon (cantaloupe), chilled, seeded and cut into large chunks 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil 1/4 tsp. maldon salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper fresh mint leaves, … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

tomato and avocado salad serves 4 ingredients 1 pint organic cherry, grape, and/or pear tomatoes (any color), halved or quartered 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced 1/4 cup pitted taggiasca olives, halved 1/2 cup baby arugula, washed, dried, and finely … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

asparagus alla milanese serves 4 ingredients asparagus (thin spear) – about 2 lbs. (950 grams; slightly less than 1 kilo) 4 eggs – poached; just set with the yolk still soft  parmesan cheese; room temperature – about 6-8 shavings per … Continue reading

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really great

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”~Mark Twain just the other night, at a cocktail party book launch for … Continue reading

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a merrier world

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien share a bite at any table.  simple or elegant; whatever suits you.  the table is a delight … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

parmesan tuiles with grape tomatoes serves 4-6 ingredients 6 tablespoons freshly grated reggiano-parmigiano cheese 1 tablespoon unsalted butter softened 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour freshly ground pepper 1 pint diced grape tomatoes micro greens or finely sliced basil, … Continue reading

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