Spicy Beef Croquette Bombs

Spicy Beef Croquette Bombs

One of my favorite things to get at my local Cuban restaurant growing up were Papas Rellenas, or stuffed potato balls. While my recipe probably isn’t the most authentic, it is still delicious. This is a great way to use up some leftover mashed potatoes…

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs) | つくね

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs) | つくね

One of my favorite things to do in Japan is go to a yakitori bar and eat the entire menu. Of course my favorite thing is tsukune (or the grilled chicken skin) which are chicken meatballs. Originally, tsukune were made with the leftovers of a…

Peri Peri Cauliflower

Peri Peri Cauliflower

If you have ever had buffalo cauliflower before then you will love this dish. Peri peri is a sauce made from the piri-piri chili (isn’t that fun to say) and was originally created by Portuguese colonists in Africa. The most famous example would have to…

Black Varenyky With Pike

Black Varenyky With Pike

Varenyky, or written in Ukrainian вареники, are one of the most popular Ukrainian foods. In fact, if you read any list of popular Ukrainian foods to try you’ll definitely see varenyky. I’ve already posted a recipe for fried varenyky with shkvarky, but this time I’m…

Pampushky (Ukrainian Garlic Bread) пампушки

Pampushky (Ukrainian Garlic Bread) пампушки

Ever since moving to Ukraine I’ve started eating tons of the food (of course), but the majority of my traditional food consumption occurs when I visit Alona’s grandmother’s house. Like most grandmothers, forcing people full of delicious food is tradition, and one of the most…

White Asparagus With Paprika Hollandaise

White Asparagus With Paprika Hollandaise

If you are a fan of regular green asparagus then you will definitely be a fan of these beautiful white asparagus. While far less popular than its green counterpart it is, in my opinion, much more delicious. It probably boils down to the fact that…

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…

Shirazi Salad

Shirazi Salad

Shirazi salad, or salad shiraz, is the most popular Iranian salad. It can be eaten year round, and in summer it is a meal in itself. The salad is light and refreshing and perfect for entertaining. You can scale up this recipe as much as…

Chinese Fried Garlic Pork String Beans (干煸四季豆 )

Chinese Fried Garlic Pork String Beans (干煸四季豆 )

I lived in China for four years, and while I don’t particularly like most Chinese foods there are still a few dishes I absolutely love. I would eat these garlic pork string beans at least once a week. They are the perfect side dish, or…

Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes

I find it strange that I am uploading a Salmon cakes recipe before a crab cakes recipe, since the latter are far more popular. However, I’m a big believer in the ‘no waste’ food movement so this is the result of scrap from two other…