Pear Fennel Salad with Colatura + Pine Nuts

Pear Fennel Salad with Colatura + Pine Nuts

Colatura? Maybe you’re familiar with this but I had never heard of it until a recent dinner at Ava Gene’s here in Portland. It was in a salad named “Pear. Fennel. Pine Nuts. Colatura. Scallions”, the salad was delicious with surprises of fresh mint and hot pepper. 

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Blood Orange Salad

Blood Orange Salad

It's blood orange season once again and they are tasty as expected! I love them for their brilliant color and flavor. And believe it or not I've been missing them all year. Last spring while out on a sunday brunch I had the best blood orange mimosa, then we went back a few weeks later and they were out of season, I was so disappointed because I knew I had to wait until… now! I haven't gotten around to the mimosa yet but it is sure to come with recipe and photos. (sparking wine, juice, complicated I know).

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