This recipe is total junk food crack, and it works just as well with kids, for a bunch of sports fans before a game, or on the patio in the summer downing glasses of rose. Continue reading 2 Secrets to Perfect Fried Calamari (with Lime Chipotle Aioli)
Note: Scroll straight to the bottom for the full recipe, The Perfect Baking Sheet Pizza Pie. Friday nights were pizza night in our house when I was growing up. Pizza Night was a family tradition. The week’s menu was always written out in my mother’s longhand and taped on the inside of the kitchen cupboard. I would come home from school and stare longingly at … Continue reading The 5 Magical Secrets to Perfect Homemade Pan Pizza every single time; plus, a recipe for The Perfect Baking Sheet Pizza Pie.
When I first moved to Mexico, I was broke. Not like, I was only eating tacos and drinking six packs of beer and staying in hostel dorm rooms, I mean literally, I had no money. I was young, in my twenties, and I had saved a few hundred dollars in cash doing odd jobs after winning a scholarship to write a book, which I never … Continue reading El Balcon de Zocalo Restaurant – Centro Historico, Mexico City
After you finish your beers, and the light disappears, have a few cocktails at one of the many bars along Alvaro Obregon, and then take the train or an Uber to the Centro Historico Continue reading A Perfect Day in Mexico City – CDMX dream itinerary
There are certain meals that slap you out of a waking sleep. I remember the exact moment I first tasted this salsa verde con piña. Continue reading Puerto Escondido – Salsa Verde con Piña
Turkey Lion’s Head Meatballs will be the most talked about addition to any holiday dinner. It tastes delicious, looks intense and has a bad ass name… it might even be healthy. Continue reading Lion’s Head Meatballs (紅燒獅子頭) and Sichuan Strange Flavour Sauce (Guaiwei 怪味)
At precisely 11:40, the fish gong is struck and the lunch ceremony begins. Nuns sit in the first two rows of benches that line the Five Vision Hall… Continue reading A Visit to Aidao Nunnery, for the Buddhist Vegetarian Lunch Ceremony, Wenshu Monastery and a walk around Chengdu
There’s thousands of us, and we’re all lined up for tables, every day in every city in the world, waiting to get our teeth into the perfect pork bun… Continue reading Tim Ho Wan: In search of an authentic (barbecue pork bun) experience in the margins of Hong Kong.