Salmon & Avocado Caesar Salad

` Salmon & Avocado Caesar Salad This salad is so tasty!  Crispy pan fried Salmon fillets are a beautiful addition to this salad – especially with creamy avocado slices, crunchy croutons and shavings of parmesan cheese. Serves 2 Prep time:  10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients For the dressing 3tbsp Greek yogurt 2tbsp […]

Ba’corn Cheese Corn –Korean Bar Food at its Finest

I would not have guessed this bacon-studded “cheese corn” is a popular bar snack in Korea, although it does make sense, since this really would be amazing with a cold beer. I’m guessing that American soldiers might have had something to do with the creation of this amazing amalgamation, but […]

Ping Gai Chicken – Laotian “Grilled Chicken Chicken”

I believe this ping gai chicken is the first Laotian recipe we’ve ever posted on the blog, but based on how incredibly delicious this was, it won’t be the last! Having said that, based on my several minutes of exhaustive research, this particular recipe seems to have originated from the […]

Strawberry Tart

Strawberry Tart This is summer on a plate, the perfect dessert for summer!  You can bake the pastry case and make the filling the day before and decorate with the strawberries a couple of hours before serving! Serves 8 Prep time: 45 minutes plus 1 hour 20 minutes chill time Cooking […]

Golden State Gazpacho – Cold Soup for a Long Hot Day

It only seems fitting to post this Golden State Gazpacho recipe on the first day of summer, and the longest day of the year, since there is simply no better thing to eat on a hot, sunny afternoon. And since this time of year those hot sunny afternoons last well […]

Skippy® Peanut Butter Hummus

Skippy® Peanut Butter Hummus This quick & easy hummus is made from Skippy® Peanut Butter, chickpeas, lemon and cumin.  This dip is so tasty and a great addition to any picnic, party or snack! Serves 4-6 Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients 3tbsp Skippy® Creamy Peanut Butter 1 x 400g tin […]

Chicken Noodle Salad – Making Friends with Cold Spaghetti

The great American philosopher, Homer Simpson, once said, “You don’t make friends with salad.” This cold, spicy, and addictively delicious chicken noodle salad might be the exception. You bring a big bowl of this to the next big cookout, and you’re going to make all sorts of friends. The only […]

Black & Blue Steak Burger – Wait Until the Guys Hear About This!

Chopping up perfectly good steaks to make burgers with is going to raise a few eyebrows, and that’s just one of the reasons to do it. The great taste and texture are a couple other ones, not to mention it’s always nice to know exactly what you’re eating. Besides, imagine […]

Spaghetti with Mussels, Tomato Sauce & Pesto

Spaghetti with Mussels, Tomato Sauce & Pesto This pasta dish is absolutely delicious, the mussels, tomato sauce and pesto compliment this dish perfectly. Serves 4 Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients For the pesto 60g fresh basil leaves 50g pine nuts, toasted 50g parmesan, grated 1 clove of garlic, […]

Million Dollar Dip – Worth Every Penny

When I heard there was a recipe called million dollar dip, I knew it was something I had to try, especially since it was invented by a fellow upstate New Yorker, named Helen Corbitt. Apparently, the original name was Neiman Marcus dip, which at some point evolved into million dollar […]