Turkish Saffron Shrimp

Turkish Saffron Shrimp

Last Summer I spent some time in Antalya, Turkey and by chance found the most delightful little restaurant. It is called Balıkçı Meyhanesi Kaleiçi and as I was with friends we decided to order everything family style. One dish that completely caught me by surprise 

Tostones (Fried Plantain Chips)

Tostones (Fried Plantain Chips)

Being ethnically Puerto Rican makes it a bit of a surprise it’s taken my almost 2 years to post a recipe for tostones. Even more of a surprise is that theres really only 3 ingredients needed to make them, so writing a post won’t even 

Baking Powder Chicken Wings

Baking Powder Chicken Wings

If you’ve always wanted to know how to get the crispiest baked chicken wings possible, the answer is simple. Baking Powder. Now, you don’t need a lot, but a little goes a long way. You’ll be left with the crispiest chicken wings you’ve ever had 

Korean Gochujang Prawn Skewers

Korean Gochujang Prawn Skewers

These Korean Gochujang Prawn Skewers are one of my favorite recipes for entertaining, and go back to the roots of the blog. I always like to throw a few surprising appetizers in there when hosting a dinner party. Partly to give people the chance to 

Grilled Langoustines (Cigalas a la Plancha)

Grilled Langoustines (Cigalas a la Plancha)

It’s been a few months since I posted a new tapas recipe, probably because I had to cancel my month in Granada. However yesterday I decided to splurge and pick up some langoustines to make a popular Spanish tapa, Cigalas a la Plancha, or in 

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 

Tuna Salad Crostini

Tuna Salad Crostini

Tuna salad is one of my favorite lazy day lunches. It goes great in a sandwich, spread on toast, or eaten with crackers. Plus, it uses mainly pantry/refrigerator staples, like canned tuna, mayonnaise, onion, and spices. Scoop it on some sliced and toasted baguette and 

Asian Baked Mussels

Asian Baked Mussels

So I’ll start by saying this recipe is more Asian inspired than authentic to any one country, but these Asian baked mussels are still delicious. Mussels are one of my favorite seafood ingredients because they are so affordable. A kilo of mussels is just a 

Pork Meatballs In Morel Sauce

Pork Meatballs In Morel Sauce

Pork Meatballs in Morel Sauce is a great way to use up some ground pork that you have in the fridge. I always tend to buy some ground meat and then completely forget about it, so baked meatballs are something that happen often in this 

Spicy Chorizo Potato Skins

Spicy Chorizo Potato Skins

Potato Skins are an American classic appetizer. They are unclassy, easy to make, unhealthy, and absolutely delicious. In fact, I pretty much made these spicy chorizo potato skins for two reasons. 1: Alona has never had them before and I wanted to cook her something