Coconut Quinoa Oatmeal with Apple Berry Compote

A healthy breakfast is one of the hardest meals to prep, day in and day out. There are only so many eggs and oatmeal a person can eat on a constant basis. Any time you find a healthy alternative to the every day classic breakfast, it’s worth sharing. You know, something a little different from…

Food Photography Project: Recreating Professional Creations

My girlfriend recently enrolled in a food photography class at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She just finished her dual masters, and she felt like it was time to pick up some extra skills in subject that she actually enjoyed. Both of us already have a love of food, and the idea of learning…

Miso Salmon with Stir Fried Noodles

For this week’s recipe, we continued diving into healthy Asian cuisines, this time with healthy salmon recipe using miso glaze from the Japanese diet. With this meal, I touch upon many key aspects of a Japanese diet: noodles, fish, vegetables, and miso. The recipe for the glaze was another one that I learned recently at…

Korean Steak Tacos with Homemade Kimchi

For this week’s recipe, we are featuring Korean Steak Tacos with Homemade Kimchi. I was inspired by a staple ingredient used in Korean culture called Gojuchang. For more information on this ingredient, you can visit the Tip Tuesday from this week. As a quick overview, it’s a fermented red chili paste that can be used for a…

Sukiyaki: Make your own Japanese Hot Pot

One pot with all the flavors – this sukiyaki is delicious! Continuing our theme this month of Asian cuisine, this week we will be sharing another Japanese recipe that we tried for the first time recently. This recipe was new to us, but boy, did it become an instant favorite in our household. It’s a very…

The Best Homemade Gyoza with Dipping Sauce

It is officially 2017, I would like to start by wishing everyone a happy New Year!  This is the time where everyone is starting to roll out their New Years resolutions. For us, some of our goals are to eat better (such an original idea, right?!), save more money by cooking at home more often,…

Cornish Pasty Co.

Two weeks ago, we celebrated my birthday, my girlfriend’s graduation, and my girlfriend’s birthday. My birthday was on a Friday, and I wasn’t able to do much besides work, and play on my coed softball team. I did, however, get to do something that I always enjoy doing- going out and enjoying great food with great company. My girlfriend,…

Brûlée

As one of the most famous desserts in American restaurants since the 1980’s, Creme Brûlée isn’t from where you would expect it to be from. I am sure you have been to an Italian restaurant and ordered the smooth custard dessert with the crunchy caramelized topping, and have always associated it with Italian cuisine. A…

Thanksgiving Mashed and Souffled Potatoes

Today is Sunday November 27, 2016- the Sunday after Thanksgiving. This year, for my family, today is our Thanksgiving. With four out of the six of us working in the culinary industry, holidays are not always a standard day off. This year, my mother had to work, so we moved dinner until today. The day might…

Baked Lamb Shank with Goat Cheese Purple Mashed Potatos

Continuing from last month’s Fall/Winter comfort food dish, Red Wine Braised Short Ribs- this week, I’m going to share with you another rich and hearty dish that is perfect to keep you warm and satisfied during a cold day. Last month’s was one of my all-time favorite dishes, and this week is going to be one of…