1. One of my favorite things about summer. (There are four or five varieties of tomatoes in there!)

August 8 2014      7 comments     Linda Ly
Diversión   Frutas   Gallinas   Jardín   Verduras

The name of this salad is quite a mouthful, but not as much a mouthful as your first bite of this fresh and crisp, sweet and creamy, savory and buttery all-in-one concoction. In most recipes there’s usually a star, a standout ingredient that really makes it. But in this one, I can’t really choose among […]

September 30 2013      22 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Frutas

Strawberries. Fresh. From my berry patch!

September 16 2013      19 comments     Linda Ly
Frutas   Hierbas   Jardín   Verduras

In the summer of 2010, I discovered the world of fresh figs. These figs came from a marvelous old tree in my yard, the last vestige of a fig orchard that used to stand on the property. It stuns me that only one tree was spared from that orchard as houses started cropping up around […]

September 13 2013      32 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Frutas

As I write this, the last of the figs have been harvested and my tree is starting to shed its leaves for winter. So it’s only fitting that my last fig recipe of the season also be the best — a gourmet concoction of juicy roasted figs, sweet caramelized onions, and melt-in-your-mouth creamy goat cheese […]

November 14 2011      5 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Frutas

Last week I brought you my all-time favorite homemade preserve — balsamic fig jam with black peppercorn. Hopefully, you still have enough figs left over because you will definitely want to try my other favorite fig recipe. It’s just as simple to make, sweeter but not too sweet, and even low in sugar without sacrificing […]

October 26 2011      6 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Frutas

What’s more exciting than picking that first ripe fig of the season off your tree? Picking an entire basketful of ripe, juicy figs! And a basketful is enough to make a small batch of one of my all-time favorite preserves — balsamic fig jam spiced with whole black peppercorns. What makes this jam so different […]

October 20 2011      24 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Frutas