With the pandemic finally showing signs of coming to an end, you may be excited to start reconnecting with friends and family again at summertime barbeques and parties.
Jam isn’t just for toast and breakfast anymore! Besides being deliciously sweet, what exactly is it? Jam is a sweet spread consisting of pieces of fruit cooked with a large amount of sugar until it is thickened. Jams are typically made from the entire fruit, including the pulp. with the addition of, sugar, water, pectin, and lemon juice. An assortment […]
In this pasta alla Norma reccipe I like to use a handmade pasta often called fusilli and in some dialects, it is known as fileja. Delizioso!
After a few hundred years of making knives, the Japanese have perfected the art of creating a blade that’s strong, light, very sharp, and extremely precise. Japanese knives can be used for cutting through tough meat or daintily slicing through vegetables. Here are a few reasons why you should have a Japanese knife in your kitchen. It’s […]
Moules frites mariniere style is a simple but very classic way to enjoy fresh mussels. Though this dish hails originally from Belgium my very first moules frites dish I had while visiting Toulon, France. Yes, France has a lockdown on muscles and French fries too.
Listen to those tomatoes sing! It’s springtime and today we are talking about a mouthwatering and pretty to look at cherry tomato tart. This recipe was one of the many recipes I made while working at Iowa State University as a chef consultant a few weeks ago.
Recently I was contacted by Pyure Brands to collaborate on content sharing. Pyure Brands is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent stevia companies in the USA. They help people live a healthier lifestyle by providing the highest quality, all-natural, plant-based, and zero-calorie sugar substitute. You can use Pyure Stevia in drinks, meals, and even […]
Did you know that the homemade strawberry shortcake we all love and adore dates back to the late sixteenth century? The long history of this simple cake is pretty amazing.
Chicken Valdostana is a stuffed chicken breast with prosciutto and Fontina cheese. It is a traditional recipe from the Valle d’Aosta region of northwest Italy bordered by France and Switzerland.