Category: Summer Herbal Kitchen

  • Zucchini Basil Gratin

    Zucchini Basil Gratin

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 to 4 medium zucchini, shredded on box grater 3 teaspoons sea salt 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ cup fresh basil, chopped fine INGREDIENTS FOR TOPPING ½ cup fine bread crumbs ½ cup Asiago cheese, grated fine 1 tablespoon chopped basil 1 tablespoon olive oil PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400Ëš. Place shredded […]

  • Strawberry Mint Fizz

    Strawberry Mint Fizz

    Makes 1 serving INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons strawberry syrup, recipe below Juice of 1 lime 3 tablespoons roughly chopped mint 1 cup chilled sparkling water PREPARATION In a tall glass muddle strawberry syrup, lime juice and mint. Fill glass with ice and sparkling water, stir well and serve. Strawberry Syrup INGREDIENTS ¼ cup fresh strawberries, mashed […]

  • Roasted Stone Fruit with Herbed Meringue

    Roasted Stone Fruit with Herbed Meringue

    Makes 6 servings INGREDIENTS 6 each apricots, plums, and peaches, cut in half 2 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt Herbed meringue, recipe below Demerara sugar (optional) PREPARATION Preheat oven to 425Ëš. Toss stone fruit with sugar and salt, and roast for 5 minutes. Reduce oven to 200Ëš. Once oven temperature has reduced, spoon rosemary meringue […]

  • Orzo Marjoram Pasta Salad

    Orzo Marjoram Pasta Salad

    Makes 6 servings INGREDIENTS 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 2 cups cooked orzo pasta ½ cup chopped calamata olives ½ cup chopped green onions ½ cup chopped fresh marjoram 1 teaspoon lemon zest ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup olive oil Salt and pepper ½ cup crumbled feta cheese PREPARATION Mix together all ingredients except […]

  • Grilled Chicken with Lemon Thyme Asiago Pesto

    Grilled Chicken with Lemon Thyme Asiago Pesto

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 6 each chicken breasts, pounded flat Zest and juice of 2 lemons Salt and pepper Lemon thyme Asiago pesto, recipe below PREPARATION Marinate chicken breasts in lemon juice, zest, salt and pepper for approximately 30 minutes. Grill and drizzle with lemon thyme Asiago pesto. Serve immediately. Lemon Thyme Asiago Pesto Makes 1 […]

  • Cilantro Lime Honeydew Prosciutto Bites

    Cilantro Lime Honeydew Prosciutto Bites

    Makes 20 Bites INGREDIENTS Lime marmalade, recipe below 10 each prosciutto slices, sliced thin and cut in half ½ cup cilantro leaves 1 ripe honeydew melon, skin removed, sliced in 2 to 3” long slices PREPARATION To assemble, spread ½ teaspoon lime marmalade over the prosciutto and place a few cilantro leaves on top, followed […]

  • Lavender Lemonade

    Lavender Lemonade

    Makes ½ Gallon INGREDIENTS 1 cup lavender lemon sugar syrup, recipe below (see note*) 1 cup lemon juice (10 to 12 big juicy lemons) 1 tablespoon fresh lavender flowers 5 cups water 2 cups sparkling water PREPARATION In a one gallon pitcher combine lavender lemon sugar syrup, lemon juice, lavender flowers, water, and sparkling water, […]