April showers bring fresh new fruits and vegetables to the table. Tart stalks of rhubarb are springing up with the season to bring a little pucker to your sweets. This incredible fruit completely transforms from hard and celery-like to soft and bright when pureed and cooked. In this beautiful tart, Alanna simply slices the rhubarb… Read More »
“ I always let the seasons determine what I cook and bake, and I draw on flavors from around the world, using whole foods and high-quality ingredients. (Chocolate and whiskey are always in season in my book) ”
We love Alanna’s outlook on life – Bojon (no job spelled backwards – clever!). It’s the balance of being relaxed, living in the present, and making time for the things in life that are most important to you – a philosophy that Alanna extends to her cooking by making the most of what’s around her. What’s even more interesting is that she’s a former restaurant pastry chef in San Francisco so her recipes are pretty darn on point as well. Make sure to check out her blog, The Bojon Gourmet, to be utterly inspired for your next meal and while you’re at it, why not learn more about the Bojon life for yourself?
As pie baking season is upon us, it’s time to get back to basics with a simple, classic, and perfect pie dough recipe. Even if you’re on a gluten free diet, you shouldn’t have to miss out on layers of tender, flaky crust, ready to be filled with your favorite fillings. But, as with many… Read More »
When we ask people what dish they only order when they eat out because they feel like they could never make it at home, risotto is always at the top of the list. But it shouldn’t be! With a little bit of guidance and all of the insider tips and tricks (that Alanna shares in… Read More »
This fresh late-summer salad is a delicious combination of sweet, salty, tart, creamy, and aromatic. Sweet melon is accentuated by the sharp bite of red onion, the tartness of lime, and the mild saltiness of French feta. And, it all comes together with a drizzle of really good olive oil on top. We love how… Read More »
This recipe is the epitome of Alanna’s style: seasonal, eclectic, and vibrant. It takes a simple ingredient like zucchini and brightens it up with roasted chiles for a bit of spice, cilantro, mint, and parsley for freshness, and a big squeeze of lime to bring it all together. One of the most unique things is… Read More »
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