Monthly Archives: July 2013

Summer Salmon Terrine

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Gorgeous, isn’t it?  You are probably thinking yes, but too difficult for me to make.  So many times cooks, and non-cooks alike look at a photo of a beautiful dish and because they assume it’s complicated to make, just skip it.  … Continue reading

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Raspberry Millefeuille

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Question:  What do cream puffs, napoleons, éclairs, fruit tarts and Boston cream pie have in common? Answer:  crème pâtissière What’s crème pâtissière you ask?  OOH LA LA!!  Think vanilla scented, custard-like pastry cream. Now, sandwich crème pâtissière between puff pastry and … Continue reading

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Shrimp Ceviche Ecuadorian Style

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Right from the beginning I want to point out that the shrimp in this ceviche are COOKED.  In Ecuador it’s policy to briefly cook any seafood for ceviche before marinating. Oli prepared this ceviche in April when the Virginia Beach weather was still … Continue reading

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