Best Sri Lankan Recipes

Best Sri Lankan Recipes

Some of you may know that while I run this food and cocktail blog, my partner Alona runs the travel blog, Jet Set Together. This means I do quite a lot of traveling (and eating) all over the world. One of my favorite things to…

Shirazi Salad

Shirazi Salad

Shirazi salad, or salad shiraz, is the most popular Iranian salad. It can be eaten year round, and in summer it is a meal in itself. The salad is light and refreshing and perfect for entertaining. You can scale up this recipe as much as…

Cheddar Souvlaki Rolls

Cheddar Souvlaki Rolls

These cheddar souvlaki rolls are a great 3-ingredient recipe. They are perfect for afternoon treats. You can make these rolls in less than 15 minutes, and use perfectly good store-bought puff pastry. I am a big fan of store-bought puff pastry, and thinking of different…

Chinese Fried Garlic Pork String Beans (干煸四季豆 )

Chinese Fried Garlic Pork String Beans (干煸四季豆 )

I lived in China for four years, and while I don’t particularly like most Chinese foods there are still a few dishes I absolutely love. I would eat these garlic pork string beans at least once a week. They are the perfect side dish, or…

Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes

I find it strange that I am uploading a Salmon cakes recipe before a crab cakes recipe, since the latter are far more popular. However, I’m a big believer in the ‘no waste’ food movement so this is the result of scrap from two other…

Ukrainian Chebureki (Чебурек)

Ukrainian Chebureki (Чебурек)

Ukrainian Chebureki, written Чебурек, is a popular turnover pastry usually eaten as a street food or snack. It is a Crimean Tatar dish but popular all over Eastern Europe and central Asia. Alona’s family is from Crimea so this is a dish I’ve had quite…

Tuna Salad Crostini

Tuna Salad Crostini

Tuna salad is one of my favorite lazy day lunches. It goes great in a sandwich, spread on toast, or eaten with crackers. Plus, it uses mainly pantry/refrigerator staples, like canned tuna, mayonnaise, onion, and spices. Scoop it on some sliced and toasted baguette and…

Mini Mushroom And Onion Quiche

Mini Mushroom And Onion Quiche

These mini mushroom and onion quiche bites are perfect for entertaining. They can be a passed hors d’ouevre or simply a two bite plate as part of a larger breakfast. I made these along with other dishes when I host brunches so that everyone can…

Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple Fried Rice

Originally I was going to call this Thai Pineapple Fried Rice, as it’s one of the most popular dishes tourists get when they visit Thailand. Even on my many trips there I’ve always gotten it at least once. However this version is not a super…

Salo Beans

Salo Beans

I don’t make beans often, but during this corona virus quarantine sometimes I feel like being lazy and just opening a jar. Of course, I wouldn’t be a proper food blogger if I didn’t figure out a way to spruce up a packaged good. So…