Chilled Sesame, Date and Cherry Chocolates

Chilled-Sesame-Date-Cherry-Chocolates-3So, after last week’s mammoth post – here’s to hoping you guys enjoyed it anyways~! – I turned on my heel, so to speak, and crunched my grey cells for a while in order to find the speediest and possibly non-fussiest member of my Chocolates & Fruit Bites recipe collection.

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Fillet of Veal, Spring Vegetables, Asparagus-Risotto-Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms & Lemon Sauce

Fillet-Veal-Spring-Vegetables-Asparagus-Risotto-Stuffed-Zucchini-Blossoms-Lemon-Sauce-3As promised, here’s part two of this year’s Asparagus Season Finale, a follow-up for last week’s Asparagus Risotto. We had both of these dishes a couple of weeks back, conveniently and absolutely unintentionally timed for Saturday and Sunday dinners on that one “Cats and dogs are falling out of the sky with their claws out” weekend of the season – the absolute perfect weekend to spend an extended period of time in the kitchen, white wine in hand, noses and spoons in the pots… a smashing way to celebrate the veggie stars of the season while they were getting exactly what they needed as well, a serious dose of rain~!

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Roasted Bell Pepper & Apricot Gazpacho with Spicy Goat’s Cheese Filo Pillows

Roasted-Pepper-Apricot-Gazpachio-Goats-Cheese-Filo-Parcels-3Oh yes, Summer’s here! Temperatures are slowly but steadily rising to a level where – if you want to survive the stuffy city nights – you have to find somewhere else to be during the day – and don’t even think about looking at your stove too closely, it might get funny ideas… – in order to keep the apartment cool…’ish. Of course, that raises the question of minimal-prep, healthy, filling and refreshing to-go’able meals that don’t turn into a pile of ick once exposed to a bit of sun.

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