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Burrata, Tomato and Basil Salad

Mozzarella… just when you think it can’t get any better… oh, it does. Burrata, which means “buttered” in Italian, is a fresh Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream.  The outer shell is mozzarella while the inside is a mixture of mozzarella and cream, which gives it a soft texture and a rich, buttery flavor.  … Continue reading

Pomegranate Relish

This is a colorful, zesty relish and a perfect accompaniment to Turkish-Spiced Chicken Kebabs Pomegranate Relish (courtesy of epicurious) Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups pomegranate seeds 2/3 cup shelled unsalted natural pistachios, coarsely chopped 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh Italian parsley 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice Directions: Mix all ingredients … Continue reading

Gourmet Game Day

I am not much of a sports fan… I mean I enjoy playing sports but I am a fairly apathetic spectator.  Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that the only sports I did were pretty boring to watch, such as crew or swimming…  However, I am clearly a fan of food, so … Continue reading

Mango Pomegranate Guacamole

Natalya and I are obsessed with guacamole.  Pretty much anytime we are craving a snack, we will make guacamole.  Whenever we have people over, we make guacamole.  When we go to a friend’s house and we ask if we should bring anything, a typical response is: guacamole.  For a long time we have always made … Continue reading