Remodeling and Home Design

January Spotlight with Angela


Hey there! This months blog post was written in collaboration with Angela, here at Darby Road.

Angela is sharing a few of her “favorites” with us including a recipe and playlist for entertaining.

Favorite Entertainment Playlist? Pandora station ‘Hipster Cocktail Party

Favorite Entertainment Recipe? Tuna and Avocado Tartare! Find the recipe below.



  • 12 wonton wrappers, each cut diagonally in half to form 2 triangles

  • olive oil (for brushing)

  • sesame seeds


  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1.5 teaspoons wasabi paste

  • 3/4 teaspoons Asian sesame oil

  • 8 ounces sushi quality ahi tuna steak, cut into 1/3” cubes

  • 1 medium avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, cut into 1/3” cubes

  • 1 cup of cubed seeded English hothouse cucumber

  • 1 green onion, finely chopped

  • toasted sesame seeds

  • chopped fresh chives

  • California caviar


For Crisps:
Preheat oven to 350F. Line large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange wonton triangles on sheet; brush each with olive oil and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake until triangles are golden brown, about 9 minutes. Cool on sheet. Can be made up to 8 hours ahead.

For Tartare:
Whisk first 5 ingredients in medium bowl to blend. Add tuna, avocado, cucumber, and green onion; stir gently to coat. Spoon tartare into bowl; sprinkle with sesame seeds and chives and place on platter. Spoon caviar into small bowl and place alongside. Surround with crisps.

Credit: Epicurious