My New Year’s resolutions are lot different from the immense majority. I do not wish to eat healthier, exercise more or to be more organized (Although I should). My resolutions include things like, “I want to be able to filet a fish in under 5 minutes”, “I want to get my produce from local markets”, “I will cook a new recipe from each cookbook I own” and “I will not use boxed cake mixes, not even once”…. Read More
I’m a huge fan of using leeks in my dishes. I feel that leek is one of those underused ingredients that can really bring up cooking to a whole other level. They have a delicate, onion-like & sweet flavor which makes them a very versatile ingredient; you can add them to stocks or soups for flavor, raw in salads for texture or… Read More
No matter how many candles you light up, inscience you burn out or odor tablets you buy there is nothing like the smell of freshly baked cookies.
I have always found middle eastern cooking mysterious, intriguing and exciting. There are more spices than I could ever imagine, an extensive array of unexplored ingredients and a lot of history and meaning behind all the dishes. My curiosity for middle eastern cuisine started early on at my University in a class called ‘gastronomic culture of Europe’ in which we all had… Read More
Energy balls are amongst the easiest things you can do in cooking because there is actually no cooking at all. You throw all the ingredients into a food processor, pulse a few times, form into balls and you are done. It’s that easy.
I love discovering new ways to cook and eat raw vegetables. A lot of things didn’t come to mind when I thought of raw mushrooms so when I first saw this recipe at a restaurant in Mexico City I thought to myself: Why hand’t I thought about it before? It is so simple to make, you get all the nutrients… Read More
There is no such thing as too much butter… Lemon Ricotta Ravioli with Garlic Butter and Oregano Author: Alicia Torres Candé Cuisine: Italian Ingredients Pasta Dough 500 ml ricotta cheese 5 lemons 1 cup parmesan cheese + more for serving salt, to taste 1 stick of butter 2 garlic cloves ¼ cup fresh oregano leaves 1 egg Instructions For the filling:… Read More