Appetizers

Nutrition, Dermatology and Immunology

The culinary medicine lecture for the UCF College of Medicine second year medical students focused on nutrition issues in dermatology and immunology. The class started with a case study of an infant with a skin rash. The infant had additional issues at 1 year of age when other foods were […]

 

Tangerine, Blood Orange and Grapefruit Caprese Salad

The Dean’s Society Menu: Hors d’oeuvres Fire-Roasted Tomato Bisque with Basil Micro-Greens Tangerine, Blood Orange and Grapefruit Caprese Salad Roasted Pumpkin Cashew Curry Miniature Desserts   Sharing culinary medicine at the Dean’s Society Gala is as sweet as it gets. An elegant harpist, a Christmas party and lots of food […]

 

Pesto Vinaigrette

    The Abby was the venue for the UCF MedTalk last night. It was a beautiful evening with music and diner. Culinary Medicine was the hot topic and the audience were given a backstage look at how the food they were tasting was carefully crafted nutritionally. The tomatoes in […]

 

Gibbsville Cheese Crostini

It was late. We were all tired. But as we walked through the cheese show room, Mallory could not help but adjust the cheeses as she went by, making sure they were all faced just so.  It came from habit, she said.  After all, making cheese has been a part […]

 

Cracked Pink Peppercorn and Sage Crackers

Peppercorns come in all colors and I just happen to have some pink ones. Their flavor blends perfect with my not so perfect sage that has been waiting to go into some spectacular creation. Someone asked me yesterday how I come up with recipe ideas. Well the truth is, I […]

 

Mushroom or Edamame Crostini

  I love crostini….but if I have to be 100% honest – it is that I love toasted bread, and that is exactly what crostini is! With the addition of a drizzle of olive oil, garlic and maybe even a topping. When I would come home from track practice in […]