Month: May 2014

Spaghetti alla Carbonara with a Yolk on Top

Oh Carbonara, how I love thee. This creamy pasta accented by Parmesan or Pecorino cheese and bacon is rich and delicious, but until I started to learn how to cook myself, I had no idea that the thick and heavy version I’ve been used to eating is actually not the real deal. Authentic carbonara uses no cream […]

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Gruyere Grilled Cheese with Garlic Kale Chips and Rosemary Mushrooms

Okay, okay, so I know I said that my Rosemary Candied Bacon Grilled Cheese with Balsamic Apples was the best grilled cheese I’ve ever made, but this Gruyere Grilled Cheese with homemade Garlic Kale Chips and White Wine and Rosemary Mushrooms may be my new favorite grilled cheese ever. When I started this grilled cheese […]

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Kamayan Night at Jeepney – An Epic, Bare-Handed Filipino Feast

Growing up in a traditional Filipino family, the kamayan style of eating with your hands is nothing special. There’s no utensils involved – you use just your bare hands to make a tiny mountain out of rice to act as a vehicle for the meat and other food items available. While certain cultures also eat with their […]

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