Chicken Liver Mousse

11. December 2013 Sandwiches and Snacks 0
It’s the holiday season and you have been invited to a few potluck parties. What to bring? May I suggest homemade chicken liver mousse that’s sure to satisfy your friends who hover over the appetizers table and at the same time impress the adventurous eaters? Look, a lot of people will bring a wheel of ...

Homemade Ramen Noodle Soup

21. November 2013 Soups, Stocks + Sauces 0
I took a lot of liberties with this ramen broth recipe and took bits and pieces from both the Momofuku cookbook and the very detail-oriented Serious Eats blog entry. I combined both and made them work according to my schedule, so bear with me as you read through my narrative and the version of steps ...

Bo Luc Lac, Vietnamese Shaking Beef

04. November 2013 Beef 0
I picked this Vietnamese recipe because of its name. Luc Lac means the “shaking” of the beef, or really, the tossing of the meat in a hot wok after a quick sear. I wanted a flavorful beef dish without putting too much effort in cooking. The original recipe asked for filet mignon, but I downgraded ...

Khe-Yo

157 Duane Street between West Broadway and Hudson Streets about $200 for 3 people, with drinks, without tip 212/587.1089 ♥ ♥ ♥ What is Laotian food? I actually have no idea even after spending a week in Luang Prabang a couple of years ago. What I got from that trip, food-wise, was the same delicious ...

Sausage and Cod Stew with Garbanzos

30. September 2013 Fish, Pork 0
People who love to drink while cooking will tell you to cook with the wine you’re drinking. I don’t have a problem with that idea except that I’m usually drinking a really good and expensive bottle to be cooking it. There isn’t a dish good enough that deserves cooked Barolo wine, or in this case, ...