Chef Maili planned to teach us how to prepare her delectable tempura-fried squash blossoms. But when we went out to my garden to harvest the blossoms, we realized we weren’t going to find enough for the recipe. Maili spotted my abundant basil leaves, though, and immediately suggested that we give them a try. And, of course, her fried basil creation became the hit of the class.
Even when hosting a wine dinner, you should start with the food! Create a menu featuring simple, delicious food that allows the flavors of the wine to be the star of the meal. It always works to stick to the basics, a fresh cut of meat with salt and pepper cooked on the grill, some […]