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Cravings + Recipes

Caramel Pork Banh Mi

First and foremost I have to thank whoever in Vietnam for coming up with the almighty banh mi: crusty french baguette sandwiching herby cilantro, pickled […]

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Baklava Cake for Two with Honey Orange Frosting

People need to stop hating on Valentine’s Day. Even though I’ll admit that a certain pharmacy chain’s aisle during this time of year looks like […]

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Calcots with Romesco Sauce

If you’re ever in Barcelona around November to April, you have to go to a calçotada. This Catalonian tradition is Barcelona’s answer to a barbecue: […]

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Link Love Sunday #8

–This one’s a quicky!– Current Obsessions My ChefSteps Joule. I am sous vide-ing everything and their mothers. Two days ago I made the best salmon of […]

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Mustard Pork Chops with Mini Potato Dumplings

So, as of about 2 months ago, I am surrounded by Duolingo. My dad’s learning French, I’m learning Italian, both gorgeous Romance languages. However, my […]

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Scallion Rolls with Sesame Cream Cheese

The first time I steamed bread was like a revelation/epiphany. It’s completely magical and must be attempted by everyone at least once in their lifetime, […]

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Haddock Tempura with Dashi Grits

TEMPURA IS BETTER THAT ANY OTHER BATTER. There. I said it. This may be a controversial statement, especially for the fried chicken-inclined, but I’m sticking […]

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Steak & Ale Pie with Cheddar

One of the best ways of conjuring a memory is with the help of food. A meal can have the special ability to transport you […]

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Honey Ricotta Blintzes with Caramelized Onions

So, you know when you eat something and then decide you should just eat that and nothing else for the rest of your life and […]

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Okinawa Donuts

By now you’ve probably noticed I’m a fan of everything quick, easy and lazy. I’d rather bake chicken wings than fry them just to avoid the […]

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Breakfast Fried Rice

Christmas vacations are finally over and its time to get back to work. Mornings spent on my laptop, afternoons at the dance studio. Long days […]

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Coquito: Better Than Eggnog

In the U.S., people are crazy about eggnog and I can only find one explanation: they have not discovered the magic of coquito. My first issue with […]

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Grilled Cheese French Toast

Brunch is the best meal of the day; any excuse for drinking mimosas and Dom Perignon before 5pm gets brownie points with me. And of […]

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Yin Yang Chicken Wings

Imagine if you could translate the flavor of Vietnamese pho into a finger-licking chicken wing marinade. Imagine no further! These yin yang chicken wings are […]

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Four Spice Arroz con Leche

Puerto Rico has a plethora of Christmas* food, which is appropriate if we consider that our holidays start at the beginning of December and end […]

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Link Love Sunday #7

First of all, Merry Christmas! Hope everyone is taking advantage of all the sweater weather, filling up on spiked hot cocoa and spending lots of […]

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