Sticky Toffee Bread Pudding
While the word “pudding” tends to refer to a class of egg and starch thickened desserts in the US, in other English speaking regions of the world it can refer to a range of sweet and savory dishes. Sticky Toffee Pudding is one example of the broader definition and is usually made with a date […] ...
Perhaps its my Asian DNA, but I’ve always been more of a savory breakfast person than sweet. Whether it’s a bowl of Pho, or an Eggs Benedict I’ll almost always chose the savory path when dining out. The trouble is, savory breakfasts tend to take more time to make than a slice of toast or […] The ...
Curried Lamb Karaage
I recently saw a list of food related words that people hate. The list contained a pretty comprehensive list of adjectives used to describe food, and towards the top, were words like “melt-in-your-mouth”, “unctuous” and “moist”. Yes, I’m guilty of using all three of these words. But in my defense,
Chocolate Chia Pudding
If you came here expecting a post about a vegan chocolate chia pudding, I’m sorry to disappoint, but that’s not what today’s post is about. The pudding is simple. Just put coconut milk, chia seeds, cocoa powder, maple syrup, and vanilla in a high speed blender and spin until you have a thick ...
Katsudon (Pork Cutlet Rice Bowl)
I’m often asked to make elaborate meals for my clients and as a chef, I enjoy the challenge. Whether it’s an intricately plated stack of food dotted with reductions and foams and garnished with edible flowers popping out like blooms on a mountain, or curing a piece of fish for 3 days before ...
Avocado Lox Summer Rolls
One of my favorite ways to come up with new dishes is to take flavors from one cuisine and use them in a dish from another. These summer rolls wrapped in rice paper would be distinctly vietnamese were it not for the lox, dill, parsley, and avocado inside. With a honey mustard caraway sauce for […]