Any chance I get to enjoy some BBQ, my “go to” choice is the Pulled Pork! I love the fact that I can really just slather on that BBQ sauce and get it on every last bite. I mean let be honest… I was the girl to dip her french fries, chicken, and just about everything in it.
This recipe was greatly inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi, a co-owner of four restaurants and co-author of several successful cookbooks, who has quickly become an idol to me. His inspiration comes from his Mediterranean background and unapologetic obsession with ingredients. When I was in London, I was fortunate enough to be able visit his restaurant Nopi. It was one of the most breathtaking dining experiences I have ever had! Read more
An avocado a day keeps the doctor away!
Just about everyone loves avocados, but recently I have talked to several people who have no idea how to cook with them. The simple answer is that they are good on anything and everything. Read more
There are so many people and hands that go into creating one dish. We easily forget about this. Our society has come to a point that if we can't directly see or feel something, its not there. I fell in love with food because of the story it tells. Not by cooking exactly, but by the story of how the ingredient came upon the plate has always fascinated me. We fail to remember the artisans of cheese, the farmers of the organic carrots, or even the coffee roaster who provide you with the robust aroma and satisfying jolt of caffeine every morning. These are the hands that need acknowledgement because, end of the day, my part is simple. My role is to take these beautiful ingredients that are given to me and unify them to become one piece of art.
Next time you are in the kitchen, I encourage you to stop to reflect on the love already put into these ingredients
If you happen to have a pepper and egg in your fridge, I can guarantee you will be able to make this recipe on an almost empty pantry. Not only is this recipe fabulously simple and versatile, but your bowl is literally edible! It’s the perfect “pick me up” meal in the sense that the peppers are filled with vitamins and the egg and quinoa are packed with protein. These stuffed sweet peppers are an easy recipe that goes a long way! Read more