Lemon cake filled with fresh blueberries and homemade lemon curd. Frosted with a lemon curd whipped cream frosting. Adapted from this recipe in Gourmet.
Shrimp taco on a green chili corn tortilla and filled with shrimp, zucchini, red bell pepper, corn, onion, jalapeno, green olives, cilantro and cotija cheese. Paired with a chilled avocado and cucumber soup inspired by this recipe but altered by adding cilantro, chipotle hot sauce, a little sour cream, and cumin.
Caesar salad made with kale and topped with prawns, homemade croutons, and parmesan cheese. I used this recipe for the dressing and it was perfect!
Chicken chili with white and black beans, corn, and chipotle peppers – topped with cotija cheese, green onions, toasted pumpkin seeds, tomato, sour cream and served with a wedge of cornbread.
Chocolate cupcake filled with banana cream pie filling, frosted with banana cream cheese frosting and dusted with dark chocolate.
German pancake topped with strawberries, homemade lemon butter, maple syrup, and powdered sugar. I used this recipe (pancake part only) but added a little vanilla extract and cinnamon to the batter.
Mixed greens, blueberries, blue cheese, and candied walnuts with a homemade balsamic dijon vinaigrette.