We were inspired to make Thai Beef Salad after having a homemade version at our friend’s sister’s house. It’s a wonderful combination of flavors – tangy from the lime juice, spicy from the hot chili sauce, salty from the fish sauce, mild and refreshing crunch from the cucumbers and carrots, and of course hearty from [...]
So one day, I defrosted some salmon fillets, but didn’t have a clue what to prepare. After rummaging through the cupboard and fridge, I threw together a few ingredients that can be incorporated with the salmon – tomatoes, red onion, mushrooms, basil, artichoke hearts, and penne pasta. This is the beauty of having fresh ingredients [...]
Tonight for dinner, we whipped up a classic Italian meal of osso buco using beef shanks, but it’s traditionally done with veal shanks (baby cow). The very first time I had osso buco was in Rome, and I realized how much I’ve missed out for not trying it earlier! Osso buco is slow braised with [...]
Southern California typically boasts warm weather year-round, so on a whim, we decided to invite some of our friends over for some BBQ this past weekend. And I think our backyard BBQ grill needed some TLC!