Let’s do something simple and straight-forward with this recipe. Well, that’s how most comfort food is, right? Who wouldn’t love simple juicy, roasted chicken legs, flavored fresh with the combination of lemon and garlic. . . and of course, that skin has to be perfectly crisp and golden! I’ll have that for dinner, anytime! Let’s begin […]
Oil infusions may not come new to many of us and that enough speaks for the wonder of this culinary technique. Perhaps born more out of the need for another form of preservation, it has indeed given cooks yet another excellent way to add flavor to their culinary creations. With this simple olive oil infusion, […]
This Greek-inspired dinner brings the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine into your homes. Garlic, oregano, lemons, and olive oil make up for this dish’s clean, simple, and fragrant taste. Begin by whisking up a simple marinade. In a bowl combine lemon juice(use the rinds too), dried oregano, dried thyme, chopped garlic, and freshly-cracked black peppercorns. These are among the staple […]
Few dessert items are more elegant in my opinion than a classic French-style lemon tart. Here I have called for you to purchase pre-baked pastry crusts, any of your preference, in order to save time. But of course if you have the resources at hand it is worth it to make your own pastry crust.
The Basil-Gin Granita is a delightful and easy way to make something frozen that is less labor-intensive than an ice cream. Feel free to experiment with different summer herbs of your choosing– tarragon or cilantro would both complement the lemon tart here very nicely!
The lemon curd recipe calls for a bit of olive oil, and it is extra important that it be very high quality so that the bright fresh flavor comes through and accents the citrusy lemon. Cheap olive oil is often cut with less flavorful oils such as canola, and can leave a bitter or acrid flavor in something as delicate as a lemon curd. Plus in the end you can use it as a garnish, and later for salad dressings.