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 

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 

Blue Cheese Chicken Roulade

Blue Cheese Chicken Roulade

After making a ton of blue cheese olives for Alona’s favorite dirty martinis I still had a lot of high quality Papillon roquefort left over. Well, what better way to use up ingredients than in a chicken roulade. This blue cheese chicken roulade is super 

Sorrel Salmon (Saumon à l’oseille)

Sorrel Salmon (Saumon à l’oseille)

Sorrel salmon is a recipe I’ve been wanting to make for quite a few years and just never did. The dish was invented by the Troisgros brothers in 1973 France and became the most popular dish on their menu. While now it is considered a 

Shashlik Shrimp Pasta

Shashlik Shrimp Pasta

Originally I wanted to make a tasty Cajun shrimp pasta, however Cajun seasoning doesn’t really exist in Ukraine and I don’t plan on flying home anytime soon. I could always make my own but instead I thought, why not take advantage of the spice blends 

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