Archive for August, 2008

entree, recipe

easy sausage, greens & goat cheese pasta

easy sausage, greens & goat cheese pasta

Pasta’s easy. It’s usually the first food you learn to cook, and the food that sustains you throughout your penniless college days. It’s good, fast and cheap, and there’s nothing [...]

August 29, 2008 × 2 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

spicy pozole with steak, avocado & lime

spicy pozole with steak, avocado & lime

Wikipedia says that Pozole is a traditional Mexican stew made from hominy that’s been cooked with meat and seasonings and topped with garnishes, such as avocado, cabbage, radishes and lime [...]

August 27, 2008 × 11 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

chilled fennel soup w/crab, avocado & grapefruit

chilled fennel soup w/crab, avocado & grapefruit

I had a perfect birthday. This year, it was on a Sunday and I was on vacation. I slept in, watched some Olympics, ate a Japanese hot dog, went shopping, [...]

August 25, 2008 × 6 comments

entree, recipe

chickpea & chorizo casseroles

chickpea & chorizo casseroles

I should just rename this site The Chorizo Blog. I know I should stop, but I cannot help myself. Chorizo keeps well and is always there when I’ve run out [...]

August 22, 2008 × 27 comments

recipe, sides & bites

classic waldorf salad, plus some twists on the original

classic waldorf salad, plus some twists on the original

Everyone’s had a classic Waldorf salad right? Sliced or julienned apples, celery, walnuts and mayonnaise? Wikipedia says the Waldorf salad dates back to 1893 and was first served at The [...]

August 20, 2008 × 5 comments

dessert, recipe, sides & bites

guava & cream cheese cupcake remix

guava & cream cheese cupcake remix

Guava and cream cheese. Some people reading this will probably think I’m crazy, but it’s really an amazing combination. Every day after school, my grandmother would layer soda crackers with [...]

August 18, 2008 × 12 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

fennel & fig salad | 10-minute honey mustard chicken

fennel & fig salad | 10-minute honey mustard chicken

Phew! I’m back from vacation! I was actually back on Monday, but have been so busy working and running around that I’ve neglected the blog, which is very very bad [...]

August 15, 2008 × 11 comments

dessert, recipe, sides & bites

red currant, necatrine & thyme crisps

red currant, necatrine & thyme crisps

Did you know that when red currants are baked they taste like candy? I swear! Just like candy. All red and sweet and sticky. If you’ve never tried red currants [...]

August 5, 2008 × 6 comments

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thick and hearty lamb ragu

thick and hearty lamb ragu

Who in their right mind makes a long-simmering lamb ragu in July? Well, I guess that would be me. Me who lives in a city with just two seasons – [...]

August 1, 2008 × 16 comments