Chinese Walnut Chicken

Chinese Walnut Chicken

When Alona and I lived in Beijing (for four years mind you) there was a restaurant on the corner of her apartment complex called Meal and Grill. Now this was one of our favorite places in the city because it was authentic. It is not 

How To Roast A Perfect Rack Of Pork

How To Roast A Perfect Rack Of Pork

This article is going to be part instructional, part recipe so while you can absolutely jump right to the recipe card, I do provide lots of useful information to roast a perfect rack of pork. Similar to a rack of lamb, a pork rack is 

Wild Mushroom And Goat Cheese Galette

Wild Mushroom And Goat Cheese Galette

So it’s spring in Europe and that means mushrooms. Yes, I know mushrooms are in every continent, but something about mushroom season in Europe makes me want to cook them all the time. From my braised quail with mushrooms, to mini mushroom and onion quiches, 

Four Cheese Tortellini With Sun Dried Tomatoes

Four Cheese Tortellini With Sun Dried Tomatoes

It’s been raining for the past few days which means even though quarantine is partially over, I’m still stuck inside. Well, that just means homemade pasta as a comfort food. This recipe for four cheese tortellini with sun dried tomatoes is similar to my Homemade 

Sausage Pesto Pasta With Creamy Feta

Sausage Pesto Pasta With Creamy Feta

This sausage pesto pasta with creamy feta is one of my absolute favorite comfort foods, and one of the recipes I’ve been making for years. Of course I’ve upgraded and changed things over time, but a simple pasta dish with fresh Ligurian pesto is always 

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 

Sriracha Seared Salmon

Sriracha Seared Salmon

I probably have more salmon recipes than all other fish combined. It is so easy to cook, affordable, and delicious it is no wonder it is one of the world’s most popular fish. I have over 30 salmon recipes on the site, and it’s only 

Lemon Caper Penne Pasta

Lemon Caper Penne Pasta

It has recently come to my attention that the popular Southern California restaurant chain Souplantation is closing down. When I was in school my father would take my brother and I to Souplantation every Monday. One of my favorite dishes there was this lemon caper 

Stir Fry Sriracha Noodles

Stir Fry Sriracha Noodles

Hangover food alert! You may have noticed that I’ve been adding more and more cocktails to the website recently (if you haven’t I highly recommend The Pelagic). That means some mornings call for hangover meals. As I don’t live anywhere near a SoCal breakfast burrito 

Lemon Spaghetti With Prawns

Lemon Spaghetti With Prawns

Lemon Spaghetti is one of my favorite quick pasta dinners to make. It is so refreshing and perfect for an early summer evening. This time I decided to kick it up a notch with some grilled prawns. Now, I left the prawns whole since I