I'm a little behind in posting my photos here. I made these chocolate fig tartlets for my blog a couple weeks back. Late summer and early fall are high season for figs, which means fat, tender and delicately sweet specimens are in abundance at the market right now. Of all the fruit that comes into season during this time, I can never resist figs.
Mixed Berries in Rosé Wine with Honey Mascarpone | A Summery Fruit Soup [Explored]
Mixed berries are macerated in a rosé wine syrup. Sweet but not too much so, this chilled soup is just right served as a light dessert on a hot day or at the end of a rich and elaborate meal. I suggest you serve it chilled with a dollop of honeyed mascarpone cheese or if you’d prefer a scoop of berry sorbet….
Zucchini Quinoa and Microgreens Salad | Tender Greens
I found myself scrapping the last specks of green off the plate, chasing the delicate little stems around with my fork. Not wanting to miss those evasive slender shoots, I coaxed them onto the tines with my fingers. The vibrant greens wove through the pale fluffy curls of quinoa and salty chunks of feta, their sharp grassy flavor contrasting with the mild-mannered nutty seed….