Couscous Bowl with Halloumi and Poached Egg

I love cheese. We’re talking about real love here people. Once in college, my friend and I stayed up for hours talking about cheese…and only cheese. (Okay, I…

Crispy Spaetzle with Pea Pesto and Ricotta Cream Sauce

If you told me five years ago that I would be running two businesses with relative success, I would not believe you. It wasn’t that long ago that…

The ultimate walnut almond basil pesto

Today, we’re going back to the basics and making one of my favorite sauces, pesto. Pesto is an Italian condiment comprised of fresh bright basil, grated hard cheese,…

Japanese Sake Clams

One cuisine I will never get tired of is Japanese. I can have sushi for breakfast, donkatsu for lunch and soba for dinner and my world would be…

Chickpea fritters with salsa verde and queso fresco

When I first started preparing vegetarian meals, I had the most difficult time thinking of creative dishes. As a meat lover, I tend to get hungry quick if…

A Bite Out of Thailand: Krabi

After about a week in the bustling city of Bangkok, I decided to take a break and visit Krabi. Krabi is one of Thailand’s most popular islands, located…

A Bite Out of Thailand : Elephants World

Over the years, Thailand has become popular for showcasing its animals. Riding elephants and and petting tigers has been advertised as a popular tourist activity. Unfortunately, the harsh…

A Bite Out of Thailand: Gaggan

Gaggan. I first heard of Gaggan after watching “Chef’s Table” on Netflix. Run by Chef Gaggan Anand, this Michelin star restaurant was proclaimed the best restaurant in Asia….

A Bite Out of Thailand: Soei and Thip Simai

During my visit to Thailand, I noticed two different types of Thai food. There is the street fare consisting of stir fried noodles, skewers, soups and the like…

A Bite Out of Thailand: Street Markets

Bangkok and street food goes hand in hand. One of the main appeals of visiting the bustling city is to eat like the locals and check out the…