Food Eyeswoon Kitchen:

Summer’s Herby Bounty

Herb Main3
I love the idea of an afternoon lunch focused around fresh, local, summer veggies.  I didn’t have any one idea or recipe in mind when creating this lunch, opting instead to let the market and the season guide me.  The only thing I knew for sure was that there would be an abundance of herbs!  Chopped into a salsa verde, finely chopped over crostini, or loosely torn into a salad…each dish that I created featured an herb that took center stage.

Biting into a fresh, juicy peach immediately takes me back to my childhood and lazy summer days at the beach with my mom.  As soon as I saw these plump summer stars at the market I knew their fate would be the grill, the heat would further highlight their sweet disposition.  I have a weakness for all things sweet and savory, so pairing my peach with prosciutto and creamy buratta was a no-brainer.  A few more summer fruits – blueberries and figs – acted as accouterments for my ricotta slathered crostini.  Last but not least, I made a quinoa salad that included just about every summer veggie I could get my hands on – asparagus, radishes, and corn and violia! We had ourselves a feast fit for a king & friends!

Hop on over to Elle.com to see more entertaining tips – beautifully captured through the lens of Chloe Crespi.

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Resin Bucket

Resin Bucket

Olivewood Serving Tray

Olivewood Serving Tray

Capri Napkins Indigo

Capri Napkins Indigo

Spanish Wine Glasses

Spanish Wine Glasses

Lascari Charger

Lascari Charger

Herb Main3
I love the idea of an afternoon lunch focused around fresh, local, summer veggies.  I didn’t have any one idea or recipe in mind when creating this lunch, opting instead to let the market and the season guide me.  The only thing I knew for sure was that there would be an abundance of herbs!  Chopped into a salsa verde, finely chopped over crostini, or loosely torn into a salad…each dish that I created featured an herb that took center stage.

Biting into a fresh, juicy peach immediately takes me back to my childhood and lazy summer days at the beach with my mom.  As soon as I saw these plump summer stars at the market I knew their fate would be the grill, the heat would further highlight their sweet disposition.  I have a weakness for all things sweet and savory, so pairing my peach with prosciutto and creamy buratta was a no-brainer.  A few more summer fruits – blueberries and figs – acted as accouterments for my ricotta slathered crostini.  Last but not least, I made a quinoa salad that included just about every summer veggie I could get my hands on – asparagus, radishes, and corn and violia! We had ourselves a feast fit for a king & friends!

Hop on over to Elle.com to see more entertaining tips – beautifully captured through the lens of Chloe Crespi.

shopswoon

Resin Bucket

Resin Bucket

Olivewood Serving Tray

Olivewood Serving Tray

Capri Napkins Indigo

Capri Napkins Indigo

Spanish Wine Glasses

Spanish Wine Glasses

Lascari Charger

Lascari Charger

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