As the frost begins to melt and we enter the best month of the year, February, we are well overdue for our Winter Guest Countertop Series. This month I interviewed Gabrielle Obeji. She’s my childhood mate, and a fellow Encinitas expat in … Continue reading
Enchiladas are a traditional Mexican dish that date back to the Mayan era. They can be made with a variety of proteins, and are typically smothered with a spicy tomato-based sauce. In an effort to tone down the heaviness of … Continue reading
Ever since I took my first bite of the pistachio meatballs at Zaré at Fly Trap, I knew that I had to recreate these amazing flavors . I’ve been wanting to do this for a while, and now from a … Continue reading
As an avid Mac & Cheeser (re: Avocado Spinach Mac & Cheese), one of my favorite ways to cook noodles is to cook al dente, and then bake in or grill with a sauce. Can’t get enough of those crispy … Continue reading
My second dish from the East Coast Countertop is a fresh take on mac & cheese. By using avocado, spinach, and lime in the sauce, the rich cheesiness is balanced out by fresh greens, and then baked for a crispy … Continue reading
This week I am cooking from another coast – the East Coast! I have been travelling for over a week now and haven’t been able to cook until tonight. I am staying with a friend in New York with a … Continue reading
Why should we limit pesto to Italian food? You can whip up this dish in just 20 minutes, and enjoy it either hot or cold. Makes 2 servings. 100 grams extra firm tofu, drained and cubed 1/2 cup basil (Italian … Continue reading
Lasagna is usually served with garlic bread, why not try garlic bread baked into your lasagna? A delicious twist on an old classic!