It’s Summertime and it’s time for fresh salads of all kinds. One of my favorites is romaine lettuce with cluster tomatoes or a.k.a vine- ripened tomatoes. These tiny tomatoes are jam packed with sweetness and plenty of vitamins such as A, C and K. It is also important to point […]
I love clams in anyway – boiled, baked, clam chowder, deep fried and definitely raw with lemon and of course with a tall, cold glass of beer! Before we can eat this delicacy we must clean them. The first time I saw the cleaning of clams was at Randazzo’s clam […]
Just as any culture, Greeks have many traditions but one that is highlighted in my mind is the pomegranate tradition. In Greek tradition the pomegranate symbolizes fertility, prosperity and good fortune. This Pomegranate tradition dates alll the way back to Greek Mythology, in the Hades and Persephone myth. Where Persephone […]
A dish that I picked up from my sweet mother – in – law. She is a woman who loves her family very much. Thus, cooking and gathering her family together is a big part of her life! Cod fish is a lean and healthy fish and it’s typically available […]
The Incredible Versatile Potato What’s not to love about potatoes, it is a staple in the majority of kitchens across the globe, an everyday ingredient with no limit to what one could make. Lets see there are potato chips, baked potato, potato galette, au gratin potato, potato pancakes, french fries, […]
Randazzo’s Review Not only does Randazzo’s hold many childhood memories but the clams are always super fresh and to die for. This place holds many childhood memories, and is also the place where I learned how to clean clams easily and properly. My last outing to this restaurant was with […]
For all you lovers, who love each other and soup 😉 . There will be a special Valentines Soup Workshop will take place February 14th, 2015. Many who are conscientious about nutrition, looking for great ways to keep their diet resolutions they made for the new year, or who just […]
So if you were reading my previous blog post on balancing work life with culinary life, towards the end I mentioned how I made a this particular recipe for my husband. So, as promised here is my Nutella Buttercream Frosting recipe. Nutella Buttercream Frosting Yield: enough buttercream to frost 14 […]
Alright… the diet starts tomorrow, I swear Famous last words, right? At one point or another, we’ve all heard ourselves say it. After that last bite of those holiday cookies, I swear I’m going go extra hard tomorrow. I’m going to get back on that diet. I’m going to give […]
A little bit of what I learned from trial and error, and a little bit from reading and plenty of taste tests is… I concocted my mini gourmet stuffed meat roast rolls. I just love creating, fancy and delish dishes for my family. A very easy dish even a novice […]
A semi-tropical climate and 8,000 miles of glorious coastline means Florida is an open basket for seafood, citrus and tropical fruits. Here’s what should be on your plate in the Sunshine State. Oranges, Grapefruits and Limes With three-quarters of a million acres of citrus groves, Florida is the must-visit location […]
So, lucky me. El Sombrero NYC (108 Stanton Street, NYC) just renovated/re-opened their new restaurant right across the street from where I live. And lets just say, I’m more than happy to have them as my new neighbor! Readers beware, as you know from my old blog. I’m extremely biased […]
If you want to enjoy a tasty treat that’s a little bit different, try cooking up some Argentine empanadas – a wildly popular street food in Argentina that is easily made at home. These mini meat parcels are ideal as a starter before a steak main, or as a light […]
If there’s one Asian dish that has teased and pleased the taste buds of foodies all over the world, then perhaps it’s the chicken curry. It’s easy to cook and the ingredients can be bought from any grocery all year long. Because it is a well-loved dish, it’s no wonder […]
Are you a Guac Lover? I am. What are the best Mexican restaurants in NYC? Hard to say. New York City the epicenter of lovely ethnic foods and food variety. If you are visiting or live here you can’t miss out on the copious amounts of good tasting restaurants. I […]
Review of 100 Montaditos Lower East Side Where do I begin? First, the restaurant just opened recently right next to where I live on 177 Ludlow Street. Second, I am huge fan of all Spanish food, so readers beware this is going to be the most biased review ever. Third, $1.50 for montadito? Are […]
El Presidente NYC Review Hello fans. Just recently dined at El Presidente in the Flatiron district. So I thought this would be the perfect time for an El Presidente NYC review of the restaurant. A few things to note before I crack into it. I have dined here a few […]
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