Tag Archive: chef

An Aperitif with a View

In my hands I hold an Aperol Spritz during dinner at a local restaurant on the island of Ios, Greece.

Tomato Sauce

sim·plic·i·ty || the quality or condition of being plain or natural In cooking one word describes my style of cooking: simple. When I think of ingredients I enjoy keeping the integrity of the ingredient being… Continue reading

Roasting Garlic

One of my favorite ingredients to have on hand is roasted garlic. You can add it to about anything, especially if you want to get some of that sweet caramelized garlic flavor opposed… Continue reading

Butternut Squash Soup

I can feel the chill. I can feel that it’s here. I stare out my window and catch the wind playing with the leaves. Letting the golden colors dance in the air. I… Continue reading

Alaskan Seafood Lasagna

Alaska, a place that has breathtaking landscapes and sceneries. Not only is The Last Frontier rich in minerals, but it’s a place that is valued on subsistence living. It offers an abundance array of… Continue reading

Greek Salad

  Yeild: 4 Servings 1 C Cherry Tomatoes, cut in half 1 English Cucumber, peeled and seeded, sliced 1/2 Red Onion, thinly sliced 1/4 C Pepperoncini’s, thinly sliced 1/2 C Feta Cheese 5… Continue reading

Chilled Pea Soup

I’m posting this recipe on behalf of Aruna at her blog, “Aharam.” While I was cooking in Charleston, South Carolina, my vivid imagination was filled with inspirations of all sorts. I  was surrounded by people… Continue reading

Getting Lost In Lan Kwai Fong

We got into a taxi and I pointed to a spot on the map, “Lan Kwai Fong.” The driver started to drive and the rain sprinkled. After experiencing the rain at the peak,… Continue reading

Hong Kong Island – The Peak

We got onto a bus that would take us away from Lantau. This time we had no problems boarding. Before we knew it, the bus dropped us off at the MTR station and… Continue reading

The Big Buddah

Running on three hours of sleep from being jet lagged, my cousin and I forced ourselves out of bed. We’ve been planning on running the Great Wall of China marathon in Beijing. With… Continue reading