Canape, party of 1?Recently, Joe had to go out of town to film (Talladega, baby!) – and when he goes away, although I miss him, I get to play around in the kitchen and make whatever I want! Which means lots of kitchen experiments – and some failures. Originally this was supposed to a pea and pearl onion salad with fried leeks and a white wine sauce.
That obviously did not work out so well for me. It was delicious, but it had no oomph. Who hasn’t had peas and pearl onions? The star of the show were those fried leeks. (Holy smokes!) When my Mom and I went out for Easter dinner, my salad came with them on top, and I knew I had to recreate it in some sort of recipe!
And here it is. Somehow, peas turned into peaches, onions turned into ricotta. But the fried leeks are still spectacular! [Continue Reading]