Month: March 2020

Baking Powder Chicken Wings

Baking Powder Chicken Wings

If you’ve always wanted to know how to get the crispiest baked chicken wings possible, the answer is simple. Baking Powder. Now, you don’t need a lot, but a little goes a long way. You’ll be left with the crispiest chicken wings you’ve ever had 

Thai Yellow Curry With Chicken

Thai Yellow Curry With Chicken

One of the earliest recipes on this blog is for Massaman Curry. This is actually my favorite Thai curry, and something I get multiple times every time I’m in Thailand. However also popular around the rest of Thailand is their yellow curry. This recipe for 

Oreo Cheesecake Entremet Cakes

Oreo Cheesecake Entremet Cakes

The idea for these Oreo Cheesecake Entremet Cakes came about because I had so much filling left over from my Oreo Cheesecake Truffles.Those truffles were so good I decided to use the rest of the filling and make some beautiful entremet cakes. I’ve already done 

Spicy Chorizo Potato Skins

Spicy Chorizo Potato Skins

Potato Skins are an American classic appetizer. They are unclassy, easy to make, unhealthy, and absolutely delicious. In fact, I pretty much made these spicy chorizo potato skins for two reasons. 1: Alona has never had them before and I wanted to cook her something 

Pommes Persillade

Pommes Persillade

Pommes Persillade is one of those dishes that sounds fancy, or at least overly complicated if you do not understand French. In fact, it’s really a simple potatoes dish that makes a great side to a main course. What’s wonderful about this dish is how 

Chocolate Passionfruit Cake

Chocolate Passionfruit Cake

This chocolate passionfruit cake is rich and delicious. It actually came about because I had just so much passionfruit pulp leftover from making my Mango Passionfruit Entremet Cakes that used a passionfruit gelee for the center. This chocolate passionfruit cake can be made in a 

Spicy Chorizo Nachos

Spicy Chorizo Nachos

I’ve been on a bit of a spicy chorizo kick recently after finding a really delicious one at my local grocery. In fact, I’ve used this spicy chorizo to make my Spicy Chorizo Guacamole and my Chorizo Avocado Tacos. This is a Spanish chorizo, so 

The Black Latvian Cocktail

The Black Latvian Cocktail

The Black Latvian cocktail is a drink made from a base of Riga Black Balsam Blackcurrant. This cocktail is not too sweet, not too bitter, but overall quite strong. The alcohols in here (except for the gin) are common in a home bar, but by 

Mediterranean Baked Sea Bream (Gilt Head Bream, Dorada, Orata)

Mediterranean Baked Sea Bream (Gilt Head Bream, Dorada, Orata)

One of my absolute favorite fishes of all time is the Gilt Head Sea Bream. It has a variety of names around the world like Dorada in Spanish speaking countries, Orata in Italy, Amber Sea Bream (translated) in Greece, and more. It is a great 

French 75

French 75

The French 75 is a classic cocktail that consists of Gin, Champagne, and Lemon Juice. It’s origins are debated, but most people agree it was invented sometime in the late 19th-early 20th century. The cocktails first published appearance was in the mixology book, Harry’s ABC