Main Dish

Prawn Pad Thai

Prawn Pad Thai

Pad Thai is one of my absolute favorite comfort foods, and this prawn pad thai is better than chicken or pork in my opinion. Now during this Chinese coronavirus quarantine, comfort foods are more important than ever. Ever since Alona and I bought a place […]

Maple Mustard Chicken Thighs With Mushrooms

Maple Mustard Chicken Thighs With Mushrooms

Roasting chicken thighs is one of my favorite easy weeknight meals. Not that that means much since I don’t work, but you get the point. All you need to do is make a simple marinade or glaze, coat the thighs, and pop them in the […]

Mango Coconut Ceviche

Mango Coconut Ceviche

This mango coconut ceviche is one of my favorite things to make for guests when I want to do something impressive. Sure ceviche is good and all the regular way, but have you ever served it out of a freshly cracked open coconut? I first […]

Chorizo Avocado Tacos

Chorizo Avocado Tacos

Making street style tacos is one of the best way to use up the last of some meat and vegetables. Not only that, it’s also a fun way to get creative with your cooking. These chorizo avocado tacos came about because I had half a […]

Red Pesto Pasta With Grilled Chicken And Mozzarella

Red Pesto Pasta With Grilled Chicken And Mozzarella

Red pesto is one of my favorite things to use with pasta. While I will always love the classic, sometimes red is the way to go. In this recipe for red pesto pasta with grilled chicken and mozzarella I use red pesto with a bit […]

Moules au Roquefort (Mussels in Roquefort Sauce)

Moules au Roquefort (Mussels in Roquefort Sauce)

One of the most classic French seafood dishes is Moules Mariniere. It is cheap, delicious, and extremely easy to make. Moules au Roquefort is essentially the same thing, with the addition of some creamy blue cheese for a kick. In English it’s just Mussels in […]

Black Bean Salmon

Black Bean Salmon

I know this black bean salmon is not something that comes from any specific cuisine, but it was quite fun to make. If you have ever had proper Cantonese food chances are you have had something with black bean paste. This is basically fermented black […]

Bulgarian Banitsa

Bulgarian Banitsa

This Bulgarian banitsa recipe was adapted from one by Valesto, a Ukrainian manufacturer of phyllo products. Ever since I went to Greece, and Bosnia, and well, the rest of the Balkans, I’ve always wanted to make a phyllo pie. Bulgaria is very underrepresented when it […]

Fried Waffle Potato Sausage Sushi

Fried Waffle Potato Sausage Sushi

I was planning on waiting until April Fool’s Day, but I don’t think I can wait the three weeks to post it. Alona was the inspiration and cook for this recipe, since there’s no way I could ever think something like this up. Yet, I […]

Chicken Thighs In Apple Rosemary Cream Sauce

Chicken Thighs In Apple Rosemary Cream Sauce

I’ve always felt pork goes great with apples, so why not chicken. This time I decided to make some chicken thighs in apple rosemary cream sauce for an “almost spring” lunch. Of course, the sauce has many more ingredients than those two things, but I […]