Category Archives: Risotto & Polenta

A Seasonal Menu for March

A Menu for March Burrata with Peppers in Olive Oil and Capers Crostini with Cicerchia and Dandelion Greens Smoked Black Cod with Arugula, Leeks and Potatoes in a Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette Braised Mint Lamb Shanks with Green Pea Risotto Olive … Continue reading

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Spring Pea Risotto with Crispy Prosciutto and Basil Oil

A sunny, cloudy Sunday at the end of April. I have a list of things to do a mile long. In fact, I have several lists. But today I will put these ever present,¬†ever growing lists on the far end … Continue reading

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Roasted Sablefish with Spot Prawn Risotto and a Citrus Beurre Blanc

Happy Easter! This weekend for Easter Sunday dinner will it be turkey or ham? As Easter can fall anytime between March 22nd and April 25 (dictated by the timing of the first full moon after the spring equinox and Passover) … Continue reading

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Poached Eggs with Creamy Polenta, Agrodolce Pearl Onions and Toasted Hazelnuts

My dear sister Lisa has been living in Los Angeles for the past ten years or so. It is hard when your very best friend lives so far away but fortunately she comes up to visit four or five times … Continue reading

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Lemony Risotto with Seared Sea Scallops and Truffle Oil

I love risotto. It is a dish that can be enjoyed in any season and is the perfect blank canvas to layer flavours onto, or use up leftovers lurking in the fridge. It can be elegant or rustic. It can … Continue reading

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