Category Archives: Mains

spanish chorizo and garlic prawn linguine + {launch of new cookbook!}

Before I start today’s post and recipe, I’d like to make an announcement! I have been busy with a special project – a joint cookbook which is going to be…

spaghetti all’Amatriciana

Today I am writing a post about my second favorite red pasta sauce of all times – Amatriciana sauce.  Sugo all’amatriciana is a traditional pasta sauce based on guanciale (cured…

{giveaway} pan-fried vietnamese pork chops

I have such a fabulous recipe to share today. This dish was so good, I went, “MMMMMmmmm!” as I took my first bite. And since I had to work late,…

simple one-pot chicken casserole with carrots, potatoes and grainy mustard

This is a dish that you cook when you have few ingredients left in your fridge or your pantry. This is also a dish you cook when you want something…

penne with chicken, mushroom and asparagus in pistachio pesto sauce

It is no secret that pasta water helps to bind pasta and sauce together to create a yummy and silky sauce.  The recipe I am sharing today is a classic…

japanese clam rice

The other day, I went to the supermarket to buy some clams. As usual, I bought extra clams so after cooking a pot of XO Sauce Chili Clams, I still…

super moist grilled chicken with DGW’s secret spice rub

Chicken breasts are the easiest part of the chicken to cook.  There are no bones, and they are easy to portion and cut into smaller pieces. The problem with cooking…

pan-fried brown butter honey garlic salmon | a review of corningware retroflam cookware

If you are thinking that it is pretty rare to find a salmon recipe in my blog, you will be right! That is not to say that we do not…

milk-braised dijon chicken

When I decided to cook this dish, I was sure about three things. 1. Chicken that has been braised in milk is delicious!  2. Dijon mustard and chicken is one…

kimchi mac n cheese

It is hard not to like mac n cheese, especially if you love cheese. For the longest time, I couldn’t see what the fuss over mac n cheese was all…