Royal Foodie Joust: Lavender-Braised Pear and Gorgonzola Salad with Orange-Lavender Vinaigrette

It took me a while to come up with an entry for the March Royal Food Joust hosted by The Leftover Queen/Foodie Blogroll Forum. The mystery ingredients for this month are: shallots, orange and edible flowers. I have never cooked with edible flowers before. About the only time I even tasted them was when we [...]

Tilapia in Capers and Lemon Sauce

I called this the fish version of chicken piccata.  Instead of using chicken, I use tilapia fillets (or any fish fillets) and do away with coating with crumbs. Ingredients: 2 pcs tilapia fillet, approximately 200 grams 1 tsp crushed chili pepper 3 tbs butter 2 tbs capers, drained juice of 1 lemon 1/4 cup dry [...]