Author: Colleen
Colleen is an accomplished chef and restaurateur. Originally from a dairy farm in rural Wisconsin, Colleen learned to cook in France and Germany before settling in the Bay Area. She spent five years as a chef at Star's in San Francisco, then came to Healdsburg where she and two friends opened Samba Java, a spot that quickly became the center of the town. She now runs both DaVero and the farm.

Radish & Parsley Salad

This salad came about one night when I was determined not to go to the store and all I had in the way of ingredients for a salad was a bunch of radishes and Italian parsley.  It turned out

Posted in Appetizers, Salads

Lemon and Feta Salad Dressing with Roast Beets and Bitter Greens

Chef Brian O’Connor of the famed Cliff House in San Francisco overlooking Ocean Beach and the ruins of the old Sutro Bath composes a gorgeous salad using this sauce as the base for a refreshing combination of roasted beets and

Posted in Sauces & more, Side Dishes

Meyer Lemon Oil Poached Sea Bass with Endive, Pine Nuts, and Kumquat Gelee

This terrific recipe comes to us from Chef Pasquale Pascarella of The G/R/A/N/D Restaurant & Lounge in Stamford, Connecticut.  It’s a delicious way to prepare fish, easy enough to do for a dinner party, and certain to delight your guests!

Posted in All recipes, Entrees, Meyer Lemon