This salad is shaken, not tossed. All the ingredients - arugula, cherry tomatoes, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese and an oil and vinegar dressing - are combined in a plastic bowl with a lid and given a few shakes. Topped with avocado slices, it is very presentable for guests.
Thinly sliced pork, fresh ginger, green onions, and Chinese-style egg noodles transport you to the Orient as you dine on Long Soup. It is quick and easy to prepare, and makes a great first course for an Asian-inspired meal.
A chicken breast starts out on the grill and ends up on the stove in this lovely dish of middle-eastern inspiration. The grilled chicken is covered with a rich and melting mascarpone sauce with capers and chopped dates, presented on a mound of hot couscous, and topped with fresh tomato and cucumber.