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Ukrainian Cheesecake

Ukrainian Cheesecake

Ukrainian Cheesecake is much different than the one most Americans are used to, because it uses a type of farmers/cottage cheese instead of cream cheese. It is less heavy, but stronger tasting. Making Ukrainian cheesecake is extremely simple, and is quite unusual for those who 

Spicy Peanut Sauce Noodles

Spicy Peanut Sauce Noodles

If you’re looking for some delicious Asian comfort food then look no further. This easy recipe for spicy peanut sauce noodles has been one of my go to quick comfort recipes for years, even back when I lived in China. Of course, my recipe takes 

Traditional Basque Burnt Cheesecake Recipe (La Viña Cheesecake)

Traditional Basque Burnt Cheesecake Recipe (La Viña Cheesecake)

No, this isn’t a NY Cheesecake that you forgot to take out of the oven. Basque Burnt Cheesecake is meant to have that near black top! While quite popular all over the world, not many people know that it originated at a restaurant called La 

Soy Sauce Fried Noodles (Pad See Ew)

Soy Sauce Fried Noodles (Pad See Ew)

Pad See Ew might just be the most popular Thai recipe in the entire country. Yes, even more than Pad Thai. The dish is simply soy sauce fried noodles, of which in Asia there are hundreds of variations. My way of making it is about 

Mandarin Orange Chicken

Mandarin Orange Chicken

If you’re like me (and most of the world) you think Mandarin oranges are far better than regular oranges. So, why not make a classic American-Chinese takeout staple, Orange Chicken, with Mandarin oranges? Yes, I said American-Chinese, because orange chicken isn’t authentically Chinese at all! 

Carpathian Baked Trout Under Sour Cream And Mushrooms

Carpathian Baked Trout Under Sour Cream And Mushrooms

If you have ever been to Western Ukraine you might have noticed just how popular trout is. Due to the proximity of the Carpathian mountain range, this river fish is available at most restaurants in a variety of styles. Of course, as I want to 

Make Quesabirria Tacos At Home

Make Quesabirria Tacos At Home

This recipe is a follow up to my basics post for How To Make Beef Birria, which I have been eating in different ways for the past four days. I find that one of the best things about stew meats…they last a while and are 

Spicy Thai Fried Tempeh

Spicy Thai Fried Tempeh

If you tend to lean vegan or vegetarian chances are you’ve heard of tempeh before. I actually just learned about it last year when I was in Indonesia! For those like last year me, this spicy Thai fried tempeh is a great entry dish for 

Rabbit Risotto With Confit Oyster Mushrooms

Rabbit Risotto With Confit Oyster Mushrooms

Yes, it’s another risotto recipe. Or should I say it’s another rabbit recipe, as I’ve been posting quite about about both recently. I’m a no waste kind of guy so when I buy an entire rabbit, I try to make the most of every part 

Gochujang Soy Marmalade Sticky Chicken Thighs

Gochujang Soy Marmalade Sticky Chicken Thighs

If the title of this recipe seems confusing to you, I understand. In fact, I was just going to call these sticky Asian chicken thighs if not for the fact that’s a bit too vague. Instead I just pulled three punchy ingredients as adjectives. Gochujang,