Angel Food Cake with Strawberries and Chantilly Cream

This is my take on a lighter version of Strawberry Shortcake, now when I say lighter I mean in the density of the cake.  Traditional shortcake or the common substitute of pound cake is more dense then Angel Food cake.  One of the nice things about Angel Food cake is; if you don’t want to…

Antipasti Platter

I love an Antipasti platter, you can virtually use any type of deli meat, cheeses, spreads, jams, preserves, tapenades add some fruit fresh or dried, nuts, crackers and vegetables. For Antipasti if you choose vegetables choose those that complement your platter in size and color, blanch greens to make their color pop and their texture…

Mirepoix

Mirepoix Mirepoix is the classic French foundation of flavor for an enormous range of sauces, braises, soups and stews.  It is the combination of 2 parts onions, 1 part celery and 1 part carrots, this aromatic base is essential in ensuring food contains that necessary depth of flavor. Remember this easy equation: 50% Onions + 25%…