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Chicken Piccata with lemon and capers

Chicken Piccata with lemon and capers

I love chicken piccata because of the nice balance of salty, briny capers with the sour lemons, cooked in a buttery sauce to round out the flavors. Eat it with sliced baguettes, mashed potatoes or even rice to soak up all that sauce.

Rosemary and Garlic Rack of Lamb

Rosemary and Garlic Rack of Lamb

This rosemary and garlic rack of lamb was such an easy recipe I almost wasn’t going to post it. I don’t know why I never think of posting easy recipes, because that’s the type of recipe we all need, right? I find that the more […]

Red Cooked Pork (Hong Shao Rou)

Red Cooked Pork (Hong Shao Rou)

Red Cooked Pork (Hong Shao Rou) is one of those quintessential Chinese home-cooked dishes you can’t find most places. Although, lately pork belly seems like the trendy cut of meat in every restaurant, with even high-end American restaurants offering their take on pork belly, with […]

Caramel Chicken

Caramel Chicken

I was looking for a chicken drumstick recipe that combined sweet and savory flavors, but an extremely intense version. The fish sauce in this recipe stood out for me because that was the burst of flavor I was craving. The name ‘Caramel Chicken’ sounds like […]

Asian Bulgogi Tacos

Asian Bulgogi Tacos

Asian Bulgogi Tacos – Korean bulgogi, Asian slaw, Jarlsberg Cheese, Japanese pickles. A new twist on the regular tacos for your Tuesdays.

Chinese Cold Eggplant Salad

Chinese Cold Eggplant Salad

I ate this cold eggplant appetizer at a restaurant in Flushing, Queens a few weeks ago when I spent a week in New York City. I have tried to replicate it the best I can since then, and although the dish I had wasn’t spicy, […]

Nutella Banana Bread

Nutella Banana Bread

I wrote pretty much this entire blog post previously, pressed some random combination of keys on my keyboard which deleted my entire blog post! I mean…what are the chances?! So now I have to start all over again. As I hit save repeatedly just in […]

Walnut Shrimp

Walnut Shrimp

Ever since I was little, there was one (ok, maybe it was two) dish that I looked forward to (fine it was three) when I attended a Chinese banquet. Four dishes. I had four favorites out of the twelve dishes and if they weren’t present […]