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Korean Prawn Scallion Pancakes

Korean Prawn Scallion Pancakes

Wow, it’s been over a week since I posted my last recipe. I’ve been learning video editing since I am helping Alona make a proper travel show for Jet Set Together. However now that I have a bit of free time it’s back to the…

Grilled Langoustines (Cigalas a la Plancha)

Grilled Langoustines (Cigalas a la Plancha)

It’s been a few months since I posted a new tapas recipe, probably because I had to cancel my month in Granada. However yesterday I decided to splurge and pick up some langoustines to make a popular Spanish tapa, Cigalas a la Plancha, or in…

Tequila Chicken Penne Pasta

Tequila Chicken Penne Pasta

One of my favorite restaurants back when I lived in America was The Cliffhouse in La Quinta, California. My parents enjoy the desert so every weekend we’d head from our beach city to the hot desert to relax. I know, it didn’t make a lot…

Mini Cast Iron Brown Butter Nectarine Cobbler

Mini Cast Iron Brown Butter Nectarine Cobbler

When I think fruit cobbler I usually think of Autumn. However when so many fresh fruits are available in spring and summer a cobbler also makes a perfect summer evening dessert. This brown butter nectarine cobbler is built off of some of my favorite cobbler…

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna With Cold Ponzu Soba

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna With Cold Ponzu Soba

Every once in a while I’ll splurge and pick up a few ahi tuna steaks at my local market. I’ve already posted recipes for Peppercorn Crusted Seared Ahi Tuna as well as an Ahi Steak With Orange Honey Glaze but this is a recipe I’ve…

The Most Decadent Gratin Dauphinois

The Most Decadent Gratin Dauphinois

A steakhouse classic, gratin potatoes are what many people consider a perfect side dish. However, if you really want to kick things up a notch then you’ll want to make my recipe for the most decadent gratin dauphinois. These thinly sliced potato layers are cooked…

Stir Fry Chili Squid

Stir Fry Chili Squid

Squid is one of those ingredients that is popular in most of the world. In North America you have your deep fried calamari rings, the Mediterranean does shallow fried rings or whole baby squid, and in Asia you have a ton of different stir fry…

Zombie Cocktail

Zombie Cocktail

The Zombie cocktail is one of the most famous tiki cocktails around and like many popular cocktails it has a storied history. Said to be created by Donn the Beachcomber at this namesake bar in the 1940’s, the drink was reportedly so strong patrons were…

Strawberry Clover Club

Strawberry Clover Club

The clover club has to be one of my all time favorite cocktails, and for good reason. It is a pre-prohibition classic cocktail that has stood the test of time. In fact, it continuously makes cocktail best of lists, owing to the perfect balance of…

Cucumber Radish Salad With Dill Dressing

Cucumber Radish Salad With Dill Dressing

Summertime means fresh ingredients straight from the home farm, and what better way to showcase fresh ingredients than a salad. This simple cucumber radish salad is tossed in a creamy dill dressing for tons of freshness. In fact, this type of dressing for summer salads…