Squash Blossom Quesadilla

Have tons of squash blossoms in your garden? Girl, same! I’ve been putting them on everything: pizza, sandwiches, and yes, in quesadillas. I can’t take any credit for this. One of my TikTok followers commented on one of my squash blossom videos and told me that growing up in Mexico, her mom used to make…

Squash Blossom Pizza

Pizza bianca with fresh squash blossoms I just adore squash blossom season. It’s truly one of the joys of the summer garden. Squash blossoms are one of the biggest perks of growing your own food! I promptly celebrated the first squash and zucchini blossoms of the season with a delicious pizza inspired by a dish…

Chocolate Pie

If you’re looking for an exceptional chocolate dessert, you’ve come to the right place. This no-bake chocolate pie is an absolute dream. It’s easy to make, it’s creamy, it’s dreamy, and it’s so so rich, which is exactly how I like my desserts.  This recipe only takes about fifteen minutes of prep but it’s really…

Blueberry Orange Panna Cotta

A creamy no-bake Italian dessert I cannot believe I’ve wasted so much time not making panna cotta! I got the most amazing blueberries this week and wanted to do something special with them so I decided to try my hand at panna cotta. While they didn’t turn out as pretty as I was hoping, this…

Carpaccio di zucchine e limone e mente

I was reading a book set in Italy a few days ago and the author described this dish, “ribbons of zucchini with freshly squeezed lemon juice and mint” and I just had to make it! Especially since I adore lemon and mint and since I love my raw Mexican Zucchini dish. I was confident I…

Triple Berry Cake

What a show-stopping dessert this is! With blackberries, strawberries, and blueberries baked into the batter and frosting that’s light as air, this cake is sure to please a crowd. Make this in the summertime when you can get really, really juicy berries. It will make all the difference! Use the leftover fruit from the cake…

Herbed French Potato Salad

Looking for a quick and easy side dish that won’t heat up your kitchen in the summertime? You’ve come to the right place. This potato salad only has a few ingredients and really lets garden fresh herbs shine. This is a French-style potato salad, one without mayonnaise or any of the traditional American ingredients. It’s…

Lemon Lox

Don’t know how to cook but want to be be a superb hostess (or guest)? This is a no-cook recipe, making it perfect for summer entertaining and beginner cooks! All you have to do is assemble it and voila: elegant, easy entertaining. There are few things I love as much as salmon. I could quite…

Heirloom Tomato Pizza

Let your summer garden tomatoes shine with this easy heirloom tomato pizza! I am devastated that I didn’t take any pictures of this pizza while I was making it. I posted some Instagram stories but I totally forgot to take prep photos! Oh well, I was hungry. But this was too delicious not to share,…