Air Fryer Shrimp (Asian Inspired)

Delicious Air Fryer Shrimp coated in a light, Asian inspired, sweet and tangy sauce. Packed with incredible flavours!|

Air fryer shrimp is one of those dishes that is very simple to make, takes very little time to prepare and tastes delicious. On top, it only takes 6 minutes to cook. This particular recipe make superb shrimp with Asian influenced flavors that are hard to resist. How to make air fryer shrimp? There are […]

Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Chicken

What makes this version of panzanella truly special is the pieces of toasted homemade sourdough bread, delicious pan-fried chicken breast, and the Italian-style salad dressing that is so good that you could just drink it. All three are family favorites, and when combined together, they make one ridiculously good Italian bread salad or panzanella. So good […]

Beef Soup Kharcho (Classic Version)

Beef Soup Kharcho - a famous Georgian soup known and loved all over the world. This is a classic version that is absolutely the best. Hearty, beefy and so delicious. A perfectly comforting soup for a cold wintry day. |

Beef soup Kharcho is a traditional dish of the Republic of Georgia and is known well outside of Georgia itself. There is a good reason for that – the soup is exceptionally delicious and has a characteristic rich flavor thanks to the spice mix that goes in it. This soup is traditionally made of fatty […]

Authentic Vietnamese Beef Pho (Pho Bo) Recipe

Authentic beef pho (pho bo) that will captivate you with its aroma and the taste that seamlessly combines salty, sweet, and umami all in one. The beef pho recipe comes from a restaurant that is famious for its pho bo. A must try. |

Beef pho, or pho bo, is the most popular pho in the West. You can find it in every Vietnamese restaurant. If you are a fan of pho, you have probably noticed how the taste and quality varies from place to place. What makes or breaks pho is the broth.  It takes time and quality […]

Vegetable Beef Soup (with Barley)

Beef and Vegetable Soup - delicious, comforting and perfect for a cold day. |

With the cold weather upon us, nothing beats a bowl of hot soup, like this delicious vegetable beef soup. This soup is a classic that never fails to satisfy. It’s got beef and an assortment of carefully selected vegetables. Pearl barley is included to add some additional texture and carbs. I love barley in my […]

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

This is the best homemade ranch dressing recipe, period. The best that I’ve ever tried, that’s for sure. I am not a big ranch dressing fan but this one really tickled my taste buds. I love its taste. With what you can use this ranch dressing It’s super versatile too and is good as a […]

Broiled Asparagus

Boiled asparagus, tenderized with a quick parboil, seasoned with lemon juice, salt and pepper, and garnished with Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. |

When the weather is not cooperating or I just want a quick and healthy side dish, broiled asparagus fits the bill perfectly. Broiled asparagus has a richer flavor than steamed or stir fried one. It also takes as little or even less time to make. It’s a great quick and healthy side dish that is […]

Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry

Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry |

My biggest challenge when cooking weekday dinners is coming up with a side dish. Often, I can have a great idea for a quick main dish but would have no clue as to what to make for a quick side dish. When stuck, my solution is a mixed vegetable stir fry. My favorite recipe is […]

Roasted Beets and Carrots with Feta

Roasted Beets and Carrots with Feta |

My younger daughter loves roasted beets and carrots so I often make them as a side dish for many meat and poultry dishes. I like to roast them at a lower temperature, about 375F, covering with foil half way through. This allows for beets and carrots to come out tender while holding their shape and […]

Homemade Truffle Fries

Oven-fried truffle fries in a basket.

Delicious truffle fries first baked in the oven then flavored with truffle oil and seasoned with truffle salt. I have a list of foods that I consider addictive. Those are the ones that I can eat until pretty much nothing is left over. These truffle fries are definitely on that list, and pretty high. It […]

Cilantro Chimichurri

Cilantro Chimichurri |

Having spoken to three Argentinians (yes, they claim the invention right) about how an authentic, traditional chimichurri is made I realized that there is no single chimichurriu recipe like that in existence. As is the case with just about any recipe, every family, every chef has own chimichurri recipe that they like and use. With […]

Rustic Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Juicy Tomato and Cucumber Salad |

This cucumber and tomato salad is so good that you could eat it alone and never think of eating anything else with it, like bread, meat, etc. It’s one of those salads that is so balanced and so tasty that you crave it, like you would chocolate. I get those cravings. The good thing is […]