Watermelon Panna Cotta

by Caterina Borg, Good Food Gourmet on August 24, 2015

Watermelon Panna Cotta, www.goodfoodgourmet.comWhen I was in France for 2 weeks in April of 2013, it seemed that almost every dessert that was served at the formal dinners I attended, were different variations of panna cotta. If you are not familiar with this traditionally Italian, gelatin based dessert, then let me tell you that it is exquisitely delicious if made correctly – the problem is that it usually isn’t.
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Quinoa Arancini

August 4, 2015
Quinoa Arancini, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

Many people are trying to eat healthier these days, and are changing out many of the starchier side dishes they have been used to using, and replacing them with more nutrient dense options. One of my favorite side dishes of all time is something called arancini – if you’ve never had them before, you’re missing […]

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Let’s Talk Dirty Key Lime Pie

July 31, 2015

One of the most popular desserts enjoyed by people who visit the coastal regions of the USA has to be the key lime pie. The lightly sweet graham cracker crust is filled with a custard made from those refreshingly tart, thin skinned key limes, egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk. The pie is easy to […]

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John Barricelli’s Fruit Focaccia

July 27, 2015
John Barricelli

One of my favorite TV shows is a program called Unique Eats, where chefs and other food personalities shared their food experiences at different venues around the country. Recently, a new spinoff series began airing that was created in the same vein, called Unique Sweets, and I quickly became a fan of that show too. Instead […]

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The BEST EVER Gluten Free Chocolate Quinoa Cake

July 24, 2015
The BEST EVER Chocolate Quinoa Cake, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

I’ve been doing so much reading lately on the correct way to prepare quinoa and experimenting with recipes to help provide better quality ingredients to help improve the nutrition for my mother’s small meals. Like many others, quinoa is one of those grains that people have turned to because of its high nutritive value, and […]

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Salmon & Rice Burgers

July 20, 2015
Salmon & Rice Burgers, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

On some of my trips to the Asian market, I am sometimes lucky enough to come across some leftover pieces of salmon that are packaged up and sold really inexpensively. When I find them, I buy up as many as I can and toss them in the freezer for a quick meal. Each pack may […]

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Gluten Free Zucchini & Oat Flour Pizza

July 17, 2015
Gluten Free Zucchini Pizza, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

The last few months, I’ve been on a quest to help maximize the nutrition in my mother’s meals. One of her other favorite meals is pizza, but the traditional flour based pizza crusts are too bulky for her to digest.  I knew that coming up with something she would be able to eat was going […]

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Quick & Easy 3-2-1 Fried Rice

July 13, 2015
Quick And Easy 3-2-1 Fried Rice, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

I’ve always been a huge fan of rice — whether steamed or fried, it often made an appearance on the dinner table. It is most delicious when it’s just finished cooking right out of the pot, served piping hot. It was not uncommon to see me eating a huge bowl of it topped with several […]

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Fried Potato Salad

July 10, 2015
Fried Potato Salad, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

A nice alternative to the traditional mayo based potato salad I’ve made in the past, is something my dad used to make when we were kids – a fried potato salad tossed in a homemade vinaigrette dressing. I don’t think the Greek community would get upset if I said that a good vinaigrette dressing to […]

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Making Quinoa Pancakes

July 7, 2015
Quinoa Pancakes, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

I must say that I’m a little late in arriving to the quinoa craze. It’s definitely not that I don’t like quinoa because I do. I’ve enjoyed quinoa flakes in my homemade muesli mix and my homemade granola for a few years now — but so far, that was the only way that I had […]

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Funnel Cakes And The Fourth Of July

July 4, 2015
Funnel Cakes And The Fourth Of July, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

The Fourth of July holiday officially kicks off the summer season each year, and after prepping all of the food, my mind always goes to what we will be eating for dessert or while watching the fireworks. I realized that I had not shared my recipe for funnel cakes, so I wanted to show you […]

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