Articles & Recipes

Duck Confit On Warm Homemade Flax Crackers And Pickled Okra

Ashley Sperber - Friday, April 29, 2016

Confession: I did not pickle the okra OR render the duck myself.  I know, I'm a fraud in this recipe, but with all of the amazing resources available to me at the Union Square farmer's market, I was spoiled/inspired to make something a little less time consuming. ..

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Smoky Sweet Potato Skillet With Fried Eggs And Sauerkraut

Ashley Sperber - Friday, April 22, 2016
Smoky Sweet Potato Skillet With Fried Eggs And Sauerkraut

I can never stress the importance of breakfast enough to my clients.  Besides the fact that food makes us happy and can boost our mood early on in the day, it actually sets the tone for your eating habits at subsequent meals.  When we eat more in the morning, we require less through out the day, when our body is less likelihood to burn it. ..

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Coconut Crepes With Cashew Ricotta And Mango Puree

Ashley Sperber - Friday, April 08, 2016
coconut crepes with cashew ricotta and mango puree

While in Paris, my diet was almost entirely comprised of these delectable pillows of deliciousness.  My adaptation is of course both gluten and dairy free because, the flour and dairy in this country is unfortunately incomparable to that of France.  The key to making crepes is a well greased 8-10inch pan and the notion that less is more when it comes to the batter.  Thick crepes are... well, they're pancakes.  It depends what size crepe you desire to make but, in my opinion, smaller is better in this circumstance.  They are more manageable when flipping, building and rolling each one. ..

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