Naan in Persian means bread. Naan originated from Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent, and it resembles pita. It is traditionally cooked in a tandoor from which tandoori cooking gets its name, but it can be made in a cast iron skillet as the following recipe call for. Typically, it is served hot and […]
I wanted to make colorful and fun cupcakes for the fourth of July, so I decided to try making them from a chocolate cake recipe I have from ancient times. For some reason, my recipe calls it a Chocolate Pound Cake, but the ratios aren’t correct – so, I will […]
It’s amazing what herbs do for flavor and food decor. They bless our food with flavors and can bring nostalgia to our palate. They decorate our plates and help bring on an appetite. Fresh, just cut from the plant, is the strongest form and pop of flavor. Dry is convenient […]
This is a healthy way to dress up your salad with no mayo. Easy to make and store in the fridge.
When I was in my teens, I went to live with my Aunt in Argentina for a few months, while my parents were preparing to move back there. Part of my adjustment was adapting to the new foods, but that really wasn’t hard at all since there was nothing I […]
I used to think Rib Eye Roast was a long, time consuming, meal to prepare and never attempted making it until a few years ago. I discovered it was so simple, much less time consuming than thought and now I make it quite often since we are avid meat lovers. […]
Dulce De Leche Flan Preheat oven to 375 degrees For the caramel: Flan: ** To make a regular flan – omit the dulce de leche and keep the remaining ingredients the same.
Another one of our favorite places to have lunch, and central to La Jolla Village is The Spot. It reminiscent of an old “Cheers” bar, dark and moody, and the food is really great. Our favorite menu items are their Parmesan/Garlic fries and a Cobb Salad. We have tried […]
Meringue with Dulce de Leche is such an easy and quick dessert. If you have last minute guests coming and would like to serve a quick dessert, or something to go with coffee or tea – this is a life saver and so delicious I prefer the smaller meringues […]