Apricots with Spiced Creme Fraiche and Blackberry Port Sauce

Apricots with Spiced Creme Fraiche and Blackberry Port Sauce | Cooking On The Weekends

Stone fruit and berries.They're quintessential summer treasures.  Just look at them -- soft, sparking and vibrant.This is a lovely summer fruit dessert for a warm evening on the deck with friends.  Or for a Sunday brunch with family.  What I'm saying is, it's lovely any time, any day, with anyone!  Anyone you like … [Read more...]

My Top Ten Summer Salsas!


Salsa is perfect in the summertime.  Summer is the time when a great variety of fruits are in season and can be used to make delicious, unique, and memorable salsas. Berries, stone fruits, melons -- paired with spicy peppers and fresh herbs -- oh my -- I just love it! So I've gathered here my top ten salsas!  Some are … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Princess Flowers and Coconut Pandan Crème Brûlée Recipe with Fresh Berries


As a girl, I wasn’t really into princesses. I was more into art and baking cookies.  However, I always loved my family’s Princess tree (or shrub?)!  It always looked so sweet and beautiful at the front of our house.The purple color is so gorgeous.  Princess flowers are still one of my favorites -- and I love how … [Read more...]