Tag Archives: garlic

recipe: salad days

Today is Independence Day. Apart from celebrating our successful split from the British Empire with bikinis, bar be ques and beer we are really paying homage to our diverse immigrant roots and what freeing themselves from their homelands to start … Continue reading

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recipe: citrus inspirations for a summer day

Summer meals can taken on a myriad of flavors from the smokey barbecue, the crisp and cold salad-esque, to the light and clean detectability. Citrus flavor pallets tend to hold that summer association really well so the inspiration of this … Continue reading

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recipe: inchiostro pasta

The concept behind this dish comes from a semi-recent trip to Firenze, Toscana, Italia and a truly wonderful meal not long after in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC. Squid ink not only helps color the dish with a unique approach but provides … Continue reading

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recipe: faux thai stir fry

As it happens, I am coming up on the 100th recipe to be posted on the blog here and it feels very appropriate cataloging one that was the culmination of what constitutes many of my meals posted here and one … Continue reading

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recipe: verdura arrostita con risoni di limone

On a really hot day, finding a nice cooling meal can sometimes be a challenge. A few weeks back I made verdura e fagioli di cannelloni arrostita (roasted cannelloni beans and veggies) and the idea behind it came out so … Continue reading

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recipe: a sopa de herança portuguesa

mãe feliz dia I spend Mother’s Day with my mom and grandmother. That side of my family is of Portuguese descent and very close to my heart. Conversations with my grandmother can be all over the place these days and … Continue reading

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recipe: caribbean inspired stuffed veggies

I find it exceedingly interesting once of the very first recipes I posted on the blog (at the encouragement of Big Rob my fellow Metal Chef) was a stuffed pepper recipe almost two years ago to the day! It is … Continue reading

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