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


Creole Remoulade Sauce

My family has passed down this recipe for spicy New Orleans style Creole remoulade sauce for generations. I serve it...

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Spicy Strawberry Jalapeno Margarita

This sweet and spicy margarita is perfect for a warm spring evening or a hot summer night. Cinco de Mayo...

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Sesame Ginger Miso Veggie Bowl

Sesame ginger miso veggie bowl or any kind of bowl with a mixture of fresh ingredients allows for flexibility and...

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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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