Chicken Satay

Easily the most delicious appetizer of Thai cuisine, so much so, I’d rather eat chicken satay as a main course. It’s fun, it’s vibrant, and it’s a great communal dish to enjoy with friends and family. Then again, anything served on a stick is just better. Chicken satay is one of those dishes with a … Continue reading Chicken Satay

Sushi

Sushi is as much intimidating to eat for some as it is to make for others. Fortunately, for those who love to eat this beautiful Japanese dish, making it isn’t all that difficult. First off, clarifying the term sushi can be helpful. When most Westerners refer to sushi, they’re actually grouping three main types together: … Continue reading Sushi

Chow-Down Chowder

 Seafood Chowder Chowder is a dish seldom found outside North America. The anatomy of a chowder can be briefly described as a thick creamy soup, typically with clams or other fish. Most common of all chowders is the New England Clam Chowder. Then you've got Manhattan Clam Chowder which is made with tomatoes, and there's … Continue reading Chow-Down Chowder

Mmmm mmmm Cloned!

Chicken Vegetable Soup: A Campbell's Clone As a kid of the 80s, growing up with a lunch of canned soup or boxed Mac & Cheese was the norm. One of my favorites, especially with the sniffles, was Campbell's Chicken Vegetable soup. And seeing how it's the first week of spring, which usually means that transitional … Continue reading Mmmm mmmm Cloned!

Presto Pesto

Pesto and Chicken Caesar Meatballs Here are two simple recipes that can be made for the same dish - pesto and meatballs. This is a dish I make once a week for my family. It's quick, it's easy, and it tastes as if you've spent hours making it. Of course if you ground your own … Continue reading Presto Pesto

National Tortilla Chip Day

Tortilla Chips Mexican, or rather Tex-Mex cuisine was among my first encounter with exotic foods. You can laugh at the fact I just referred to tacos as exotic, but once upon a time it would've been difficult to come across grocery store aisles stocked with Mexican ingredients, even if it is American. I've had Tex-Mex … Continue reading National Tortilla Chip Day

One Potato, Two Potato Rösti

Potato Rösti The humble potato is likely the most versatile food item on the planet. Most of the time potatoes play their part as a supporting actor alongside most proteins, be it a burger and fries, bangers and mash, ham and scalloped potatoes. Or even a side dish all its own, such as a potato … Continue reading One Potato, Two Potato Rösti

Eat-a-Pita with Hummus

Pita Chips & Hummus Perhaps I jumped the gun on my last post, seeing how it was my first post of 2015. I just may have rattled some reader's New Year's diets. Maybe, just maybe I was a little cruel. Though in my defense, I do specialize in comfort food, and how is ooey gooey … Continue reading Eat-a-Pita with Hummus

This Year’s Love

Goodbye 2014 It's time to ring in a new year and what better way than to put this past year into perspective. In this past year, my family has been healthy and happy, I've sold my first movie to Hollywood, and I started a food blog. My love for blogging started in late September, so … Continue reading This Year’s Love