Originally posted on Finger, Fork & Knife:
Who doesn’t love a soft taco? Really, is there anything as quick, fresh and oh so satisfying as a bunch of fresh and tasty things wrapped up in a soft, warm tortilla? No is the answer. This is my mash-up of a soft taco. Take some Chinese flavours, mix them with Mexican techniques and add some locally grown produce and you get a delicious collision of flavours. My Honey-Soy Salmon, Coconut + Crispy Kale Taco features a tasty little mound of healthy goodies – black rice, crisp shredded kale, toasted coconut, avocado, orange,… Continue reading

Notes of an amateur foodie….

French Bistro Cooking Class Let me just say, I’ve always been an Italian food person. French has never been on the top of my list. But, I’m so glad I gave this a try. (Thanks, Jordan, for taking me!) This class, offered by Market Street in Colleyville, was not hands-on. It was, however, a demo with dinner. After the chef demonstrated the process for each course, we were served that portion of the menu. The entire menu was actually very manageable, even for an amateur chef like myself. The staff chose a white (Les Charmes Macon-Lugny Chardonnay) & a red … Continue reading Notes of an amateur foodie….

…and the strawberries didn’t seem to mind, either.

(“strawberries” quote – courtesy of my good friend Marcia) We photographers love two things: food, photoshop, and coffee. (ok, we love more than just two things. :)) Here’s what went down Saturday evening: We made Mike’s Scrumptious Summer Salad & Marcia’s Decadent Andes Mint Fudge. “YUM-O!” (LOVE Rachael Ray!) Mike’s Scrumptious Summer Salad (in order of appearance…on the plate, that is :)) Baby Spinach Grilled Chicken Breast, sliced Fresh Strawberries, quartered Walnuts, halved or rough-chopped Feta Cheese, crumbled Balsamic Vinaigrette * Note: Sprouts had everything I needed. Amazing market! * Note: I used Drew’s Balsamic Dressing. Perfect match! Accompanying the … Continue reading …and the strawberries didn’t seem to mind, either.