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Bali Sate Lilit (Satay)

Bali Sate Lilit (Satay)

Bali is the home of some amazing Indonesian cuisine (and the only place where it is positively easy to get pork). Satay is popular all over the world, and people surely have their favorite type. The first time I had satay in Asia was on […]

Tuna Sambal Matah

Tuna Sambal Matah

Tuna Sambal Matah is a classic Balinese Indonesian food that is popular with both locals in tourists alike. It’s essentially a seared piece of fish topped with a Balinese chili (sambal). It is quick to make and full of loud, fresh flavors. The recipe for […]

Homemade Tortellini With Walnut Sauce

Homemade Tortellini With Walnut Sauce

Jump To Recipe Making homemade pasta is a relaxing process I find, and I like to do it a few times a month. This recipe is quite similar to my Fresh Ravioli With Walnut sauce, except this time I made homemade tortellini. In this recipe […]

Grandma’s Salty Shrimp

Grandma’s Salty Shrimp

Jump To Recipe Weird name for a dish right? Well there’s a reason for that. One of my friends who took a trip to Copenhagen recently brought me back one of my favorite souvenirs: spices! That’s right, I would much rather someone bring me some […]

Fresh Ricotta Ravioli With Walnut Sauce

Fresh Ricotta Ravioli With Walnut Sauce

Jump To Recipe My absolute favorite restaurant in Florence, Italy is called Osteria Santo Spirito. I’ve been there five times in my life and each time I’ve ordered the same thing, their tortelacci in walnut sauce. Don’t worry, I usually go with friends or family […]

Baked Chicken Cream Sauce

Baked Chicken Cream Sauce

Jump To Recipe Making this baked chicken cream sauce dish is one of my favorite things to do because of how simple it is. It can make a perfect weeknight meal, but I just like to make it when the feeling suits me. Along with […]

Grilled Chicken Burrito Bowl

Grilled Chicken Burrito Bowl

Jump To Recipe To be honest I had never heard of a burrito bowl until I went to Chipotle. I don’t know if they invented the idea, but I can say it was a great idea. For starters you get so much more filling than […]

Pelmeni In Bacon Cream Sauce

Pelmeni In Bacon Cream Sauce

Jump To Recipe For those of you that are wondering what the heck a ‘pelmeni’ is, not to fret. It’s simply a type of Russian dumpling. It is probably most similar to the Italian tortellini in size and shape, but the fillings can vary. This […]

How To Make Perfectly Crispy Pork Belly

How To Make Perfectly Crispy Pork Belly

This crispy pork belly is one of my favorite things to make in the whole world. It is so delicious, and for some reason it strangely impresses people even though there is only 1 ingredient. That’s right, this is a one ingredient recipe, which means […]

Shrimp Broccoli Stir Fry

Shrimp Broccoli Stir Fry

Jump To Recipe This shrimp broccoli stir fry is a classic Chinese-inspired recipe sent to me by my good friend and host of The Expat Chit Chat Show (podcast I produce), Zach Ireland. He has been living in Asia for over 10 years and I’d […]