Tag: basil

Thai BBQ Salmon with Thai Chimichurri

 When I was growing up, every Sunday after church, my friends and I would debate on whether we would have KFC or Thai BBQ for lunch. There were…

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…

Tomato Cucumber Panzanella Salad

It was only during my college years when I heard of a dining experience called Dine LA (or Dine Boston, Dine NY, etc.). For two weeks, restaurants showcase…

Strawberry Basil Buttermilk Scones

I still remember the first time I saw and tasted scones. I was eyeing the beautiful display of scones while ordering my bagel, contemplating if I should spend my…

Bacon, Tomato, Basil, Fontina Frittata

This week has been all about breakfast foods, starting with breakfast pasta and now bacon, tomato, basil, and fontina cheese frittata. I make at least one frittata every week,…

pork belly salad

Crispy Pork Belly and Watermelon Salad

Hello everyone! I’m back! I know it’s been a while since I posted a recipe on this blog but I’ve been away on vacation. But now I’m back…

crispy pancetta sandwich

Crispy Pancetta Mango and Basil Sandwich

While I was on a two-day job cooking for a family, I learned this great sandwich from a fellow chef. Since tomatoes aren’t in season yet, this sandwich…