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Opor Ayam (Balinese Chicken Curry)

Opor Ayam (Balinese Chicken Curry)

This was one of the three main dishes I learned during my Balinese farm cooking class at Pemulan Farm Cooking School, which is about an hour north of Ubud. I’ve always felt pretty ‘meh’ about curry, so I was surprised I liked this one as […]

Bumbu Bali / Base Gede

Bumbu Bali / Base Gede

Jump To Recipe Bumbu Bali, also known as Base Gede or Base Genep, is a classic Indonesian spice paste. Similar to how curry paste works, Indonesian people do not eat Base Gede raw, but rather as a base ingredient for many recipes. I learned how […]

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 […]

Walnut Sauce

Walnut Sauce

Jump To Recipe The second city I ever went to in Italy was Vernazza. I know it is a popular tourist destination, but usually people go to Venice, or Rome, or Florence as a first stop. Myself, I landed at Milan airport, met up with […]

Eggs Benedict With Smoked Salmon

Eggs Benedict With Smoked Salmon

Jump To Recipe What just may be the most famous brunch dish ever is actually quite easy to do at home. I find people who want to make eggs benedict are put off by one of two things; the hollandaise sauce, or the poached egg. […]

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 […]