Beyond the Plate

salad nicoise
A composed salad. That is the literal interpretation of salade composée. Each food is placed with care and with thought
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pipian verde
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


Caramelized apple crepes

My great grandmother made legendary crepes. Crepes can be served with a savory filling as a main or a little...

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Chickpea and Spinach Curry

Chickpea and spinach curry can be served as a vegetarian main dish or a hearty side. The exotic flavors and...

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Zucchini Fritters

Still wondering what to do with all of that end of the summer zucchini? These simple and tasty zucchini fritters...

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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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