Beyond the Plate

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Salade Composée
A composed salad. That is the literal interpretation of salade composée. Each food is placed with care and with thought
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Buen Provecho! San Miguel De Allende
Gastronomy: the connection between food and culture and the cooking style that reflects an area. The regional and authentic food
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Latest Recipes


Moosewood Cinnamon Walnut Brownies

These Moosewood cinnamon walnut brownies can be adapted to include cinnamon or other spices, your favorite nuts, or chocolate chunks.

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Stuffed Squash Blossoms with Ricotta and Chèvre

These Stuffed Squash Blossoms or "fritters" are filled with a light creamy herb and ricotta cheese based stuffing and fried...

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Moroccan Fish Stew

This Moroccan Fish Stew is Light and Full of Flavor. Whenever and wherever I travel, my favorite souvenirs are spices...

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Welcome to My Kitchen!

I love anything associated with food and creating beautiful, eye appealing and tasty meals. I love to use my antique damask linens, heirloom silver, family china, odd wine glasses and pieces from my pottery collection. “Sur le Plat” represents the entire planning process from menu details, going to the market or the grocery, ironing the linens, setting the table, cutting fresh flowers or greenery from the garden, and preparing the fresh ingredients for a meal. It’s about creating an ambience and a story to share with family and friends as we celebrate food together.

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