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Grilled Tandoori chicken

While studying culinary arts at the CIA, one of the courses concentrated on international cuisines. We would spend a day or two exploring different cuisines for two weeks. One…

Heirloom tomato and avocado salad

Whenever heirloom tomatoes are in season, I jump at the chance to buy them. These type of tomatoes range in color  from gold yellow to purplish-black to green…

Roasted tri-tip with chimichurri

Whenever I’m serving a large party, the go-to dish that pleases almost everyone is red meat. Whether it be rib eye steaks, skirt steak, ribs, or tri-tip, the…

Mediterranean breakfast

I can have breakfast any time of the day. Pancakes for dinner? Why not. Sausage hash for lunch? Yes please! Eggs, oatmeal, french toast, bacon, I am a…

Cornmeal crusted scallops with mint chimichurri

It’s hard to believe that it’s June already when it seems like it was January not too long ago. The past 6 months have been eventful with new…

Cajun spiced potato wedges

I love potatoes. Sweet potatoes, fingerling potatoes, Japanese yams, purple potatoes, baked, fried, steamed, mashed, they’re all acceptable in my book. If I find a new method of…

Grilled eggplant caprese

Spring just arrived but I’m already preparing foods suited for the summer. I love my winter (or what we call winter in Los Angeles), but I love my…

Butterscotch Budino

Okay I admit, it’s been while since I’ve posted a new recipe. I blame my suddenly busy schedule trying to sign more private chef clients and…pure laziness. What…

Salmon and quinoa salad with basil pistou

When you work in a restaurant, you immediately make a mental list of tasks you enjoy completing and others that you hate. Everyone has their own preference. I…

Citrus and braised baby beets salad

I love all things fruit. Apparently when my mom was pregnant with me, her strongest craving was fruit. It’s than no surprise that I am a lover of…