Sauce

Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise Sauce

Jump To Recipe Hollandaise sauce is one of those things that always seems to impress other people. My friends still get impressed even though they have seen me make it before and know how easy it is. Maybe they just think the constant state of […]

Cashew Butter Satay Sauce

Cashew Butter Satay Sauce

Jump To Recipe If you’re a fan of Southeast Asian food like me, you probably love all things satay. Skewers of meat or vegetables grilled over an open flame and usually served with a delicious peanut based dipping sauce. I’ve decided to flip that a […]

Caramelized Onion Meatballs In Mushroom Sauce

Caramelized Onion Meatballs In Mushroom Sauce

Jump To Recipe In my article A Comprehensive Guide To Tapas In Granada I mentioned that one of my absolute favorite tapas I ever got was just some simple albondigas from EntreBrasas. While I didn’t know how to recreate their meatballs of course, I set […]

Pollo Bravas (Chicken Skewers With Bravas Sauce)

Pollo Bravas (Chicken Skewers With Bravas Sauce)

Jump To Recipe This recipe for pollo bravas is quite similar to my chicken brochettes recipe, except for the fact I add a sauce after instead of a marinade before. This makes these chicken skewers with bravas sauce an almost no-prep meal. Simply chop up […]

Classic Greek Tzatziki

Classic Greek Tzatziki

I’ve been making tzatziki for years using a recipe I found online, but now that I’m in Paros, Greece, it was nice to have a chef and restaurateur teach me his famous recipe. So I’ve been spending the week in Paros, Greece with Alona and […]

Basil Vinaigrette

Basil Vinaigrette

I was recently able to procure a huge amount of basil for about 30 cents from the sidewalk grannies selling their produce. Faced with the challenge of using it before it goes bad, I decided to turn it into a salad dressing. The result, a […]

Russian Dressing

Russian Dressing

Ah Russian dressing. Did you know it isn’t even Russian at all? Nope! Totally American. It was invented in Nashua, New Hampshire by a James E. Colburn who had sold it in his store. In Russia they just call this dressing ketchunnaise (кетчунез) since the […]

Hummus

Hummus

Click Here To Go Straight To The Hummus Recipe Hummus is just one of those simple pleasures of life. A dip that goes perfectly with crisp vegetables, served with falafel, or topped with spiced ground meat or tomatoes and served with pita chips. Hummus is […]

Adjika Sauce With Meatballs

Adjika Sauce With Meatballs

These mini meatballs are savory little morsels of beef that are taken up a night with a spicy adjika sauce. This adjika sauce with meatballs recipe is simple, easy, and great as an appetizer for parties. I plated them in one of my favorite Steelite […]

Strawberry Champagne Jam

Strawberry Champagne Jam

Ever since I retired and decided to spend most of my time travelling the world and cooking, I seemed to meet other people my age who did the same. People who were fortunate enough to be done in their 20’s and wanted to spend the […]