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Fava Beans, Peas, Raw Mushroom & Olive Salad

I developed this recipe back in the late spring, yes–when fava beans are actually in high season and was delayed on posting it.   I am posting it now because so many of my recipes are about mixing and matching and using ingredients you have on hand to create your own version. With the produce season in high gear there is a bounty of  beans and or other veggies that you can substitute them with. It is a simple salad with bright and earthy flavors... Read More

Wild Mushroom Farro Risotto

It took me a little while to really understand quinoa and appreciate its potential depth, but Farro was love at first taste. As it cooks, the faro takes on a pleasantly chewy, nutty texture that works very well as an alternative to a traditional risotto.  This wild mushroom farro risotto is pure comfort food made with wholesome, healthy ingredients.     Wild mushrooms, plus farro, herbs and cheese, equals creamy heaven…   Wild... Read More