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