Month: June 2022

Hot Sauces Around The World

Hot Sauces Around The World

Hot sauce is a condiment found in nearly every country in the world. For the Americans there’s the ubiquitous Tabasco, China has Chili Crisp, and Peru has Aji. However what about the rest of the countries? As a world traveler, my goal is to continually 

Guajillo Hot Sauce

Guajillo Hot Sauce

If you’re a fan of Mexican cuisine then you have surely tasted the Guajillo chile before. In fact, after the Ancho, the Guajillo chile is the most commonly used pepper in Mexican cuisine. This Guajillo hot sauce is a mild, but flavorful recipe perfect for 

How To Make Hot Sauce With Dried Peppers

How To Make Hot Sauce With Dried Peppers

Did you know that making your own hot sauce at home is extremely easy? I never thought about making hot sauce until a friend sent me one of his bottles. I expected making my own would take a long time. NOPE! You can make delicious 

Perfect Sunny Side Up Eggs Every Time

Perfect Sunny Side Up Eggs Every Time

Ok, I know fried eggs are literally one of the easiest things to cook. I also know there are people who are just learning how to cook who might not know. Plus, maybe there’s a trick in here to make perfect sunny side up eggs 

Scrambled Eggs with Lox (The NY Scramble)

Scrambled Eggs with Lox (The NY Scramble)

The NY Scramble (Lox Scrambled Eggs) is one of my favorite breakfast dishes to make. It is quick and simple with just a few ingredients, but can be scaled up to serve any number of people. It is a tasty dish and a nice change 

Morita Pepper Hot Sauce

Morita Pepper Hot Sauce

Ever since I got back to Southern California I’ve been on a hot sauce kick. It’s so much cheaper to buy awesome peppers here than in Europe. The best part is, making your own hot sauce is so much easier than people think. Once you 

Baja California Shrimp Tacos With Pineapple Salsa

Baja California Shrimp Tacos With Pineapple Salsa

Growing up in Southern California I probably had tacos at least twice a week, and Baja California style shrimp and fish tacos were my favorite. In fact, now that I live in Europe where corn tortillas are hard to find, I make seafood tacos quite 

The Bacon Sandwich

The Bacon Sandwich

The bacon sandwich. A classic lunch with a huge amount of variety. Of course, the most popular bacon sandwich is the BLT, or, Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato. When you make bacon sandwiches at home you realize that not only is it insanely cheap compared to the $10+ you’re 

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich

So this recipe was kind of an accident. I was originally going to make Vol-Au-Vents because last week I made these vol-au-vents with whitefish poached in a shiitake mushroom cream sauce and I fell in love with that cooking style. This time I was going 

Strawberry Pineapple Frosé

Strawberry Pineapple Frosé

This post might be a few years out of date – after all the idea of a frozen / slushie rosé wine drink was definitely popular a few years ago. However, I always like coming back to nostalgic ‘drink of the summer’ ideas and seeing