manchego-quinoa cakes with padron peppers

manchego-quinoa cakes with padron peppers

Attention Padron pepper fans, it’s that time of year again!  This Summer we’re seeing more Padron peppers in the bins at both farmers markets and grocery stores.  I think it’s safe to say that for those of us who have discovered Padron peppers- the best eating peppers in the world, our love affair is in […]

Quinoa, Fruit and Nut Salad For French Fridays

  Because of black quinoa’s striking color, reminds me of wild rice, I decided to use it in my salad this week for French Fridays with Dorie.  Attempting to give my salad even more visual pizazz  I added orange zest and crème fraiche with sprigs of watercress on top.  I did a fair amount of […]