Category Archives: Mains

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…

thai green curry fried rice (ข้าวผัดแกงเขียวหวาน) | kao pad gaeng keow waan

I like Thai Green Curry a lot. But I’d never thought of cooking a Green Curry Fried Rice.  But you know, it is such a tasty dish I really cannot…

pappardelle with porcini mushroom and white truffle cream

Foie Gras, lobster, caviar, truffle. When I think of special occasions, or decadent food, these are the four ingredients that immediately come to mind. And today, I am going to…

chicken and leek stir-fry

I rarely cook leeks because, well, I am also not sure why. I think it is largely because no one at home is mad about them.  I do add leek…

grilled pesto chicken

Some times one does not have to do a lot to get flavor into one’s food. Today I discovered half a jar of pesto in my fridge. As well as…

fusilli spaccati with minced beef and mushroom in tritturi sauce

On busy days, I tend to cook a pot of pasta sauce. Normally, since I am usually out teaching in the evenings, the LAM will cook the pasta and mix…

pad woon sen (ผัดวุ้นเส้น) | glass noodle stir-fry

I know that many people will cook a huge feast in the weekend. But since I cook throughout the week, the last thing I want to do in the weekends…

{Giveaway} sponsorship of italian produce by the real food market and a recipe for elicoidali with bronte pistachio pesto, pancetta, spinach and roasted cherry tomatoes

The LAM always gets super excited when I cook Italian food. He will hang around the kitchen and taste everything while my back is turned. It’s quite cute, really, in…