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 

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