Month: June 2020

Strawberry Walnut Meringue Cookies

Strawberry Walnut Meringue Cookies

Whenever I go on a carbonara kick I usually end up with a jar full of egg whites. Now, oftentimes I go to my old standby of an egg white frittata, but if I want a sweet treat then meringue cookies are the way to…

How To Calculate The ABV Of Homemade Cocktails

How To Calculate The ABV Of Homemade Cocktails

Mixology is getting to be more and more popular with the home bartender these days, no doubt due to the recent quarantine. With people stuck at home, many have decided to teach themselves something new. From learning a language to starting a blog, learning something…

Tacos de Lengua

Tacos de Lengua

Tacos de Lengua, or tongue tacos, are a very popular Mexican street food. Actually they are a very popular food in general as many Mexican households will cook tongue regularly. I recently make a long and detailed article for how to cook beef tongue and…

Hurricane Cody

Hurricane Cody

Is it a bit pretentious to name a cocktail after myself? Possibly, after all it isn’t like I invented the Ramos Gin Fizz. That being said I’ll have to toot my own horn a bit with my variation of the Hurricane cocktail. Now the regular…

How To Cook Beef Tongue

How To Cook Beef Tongue

While not too popular in America, beef tongue is quite popular in Europe and Latin America. If you have never had it before it can be quite intimidating and even a bit off putting. However, if you can find the time and courage to put…

Duck Breast With Plum Sauce

Duck Breast With Plum Sauce

One of my absolute favorite things to make when entertaining guests is duck breast. It is usually something people only get in nice restaurants and thus think it is more complicated than it is. The truth is it takes less than 20 minutes to make…

Kir Royale

Kir Royale

Ahh the Kir Royale. As many people who have been to France will tell you, this is one of the most popular apertifs, especially in Paris. It is quite simple, being only two ingredients, and commonly served in a champagne flute. In fact, it’s basically…

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs) | つくね

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs) | つくね

One of my favorite things to do in Japan is go to a yakitori bar and eat the entire menu. Of course my favorite thing is tsukune (or the grilled chicken skin) which are chicken meatballs. Originally, tsukune were made with the leftovers of a…

Egg White Frittata

Egg White Frittata

I always seem to have either leftover egg whites or egg yolks in the fridge that I want to use before they go bad. As my Carbonara uses five yolks and no whites, I have a decent size egg white jar every time I make…

Peri Peri Cauliflower

Peri Peri Cauliflower

If you have ever had buffalo cauliflower before then you will love this dish. Peri peri is a sauce made from the piri-piri chili (isn’t that fun to say) and was originally created by Portuguese colonists in Africa. The most famous example would have to…