Quiche is a baked egg custard with pastry crust filled with pieces of meat, cheese, or vegetables. It's perfect for breakfast or brunch with friends and family. Roasted tomatoes and kale quiche A simple and healthy breakfast quiche with kale and cherry tomatoes. Pie crust500 grams all purpose flour½ teaspoon kosher salt250 grams cold butter, (cut into cubes)1 [...]
Roasted sweet potatoes have never tasted this good! With this easy tahini butter sauce to drizzle over the sweet potatoes, this is a healthy plant based dish you can make at home. This recipe is inspired by Cooking NY Times, with some modification to make it delicious for vegan lovers. Enjoy! Roasted sweet potatoes | [...]
Broth or stock is an essential ingredient for your meal. Not only broth is a natural flavor enhancer, by making our own broth our body will get many benefits from it. Bone broth in particular is a liquid made from animal bones mixed with vegetables and herbs. The broth will be simmered for at least 8 [...]
A good morning routine starts with water! Although drinking water is very important for our body, many of us don't drink a recommended water intake during workday. Expert recommend to drink about half your body weight in ounces in a day (in my case I need 1.5 liters of water OR 8-10 glasses a day) With [...]
an interview with chef TJ Steele, from Claro There is so many reasons for my love of Mexican food. From tacos, tostadas, and chilaquilles, to basic arroz con pollos, the authenticity of the cuisine is full of vibrant flavors and fresh ingredients. The bottom line is, Mexican cuisine is a comfort food that’s never boring [...]
This is a creamy dressing you can make in less than 5 minutes! All you need is a blender like Nutribullet or Magic Bullet and you're all set. You can use this delicious dressing for salad, crudite dip, or even a sauce for your oven baked fish. Thank's to the talented chef Shaquay Peacock who is willing [...]
Turmeric is one of the most powerful spices in the world. It's a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis pain. Turmeric is the best thing you can add in your daily diet to improve gut health. Adding turmeric in your diet is a great way to increase your immune [...]
I have to admit, I was a little hesitant in making chocolate babka. Maybe it’s because most recipes have more than 10 steps and takes longer than a day to make. But this Eastern European yeast cake is a mouth watering chocolate brioche that will take your breath away. With a moist and deep flavored chocolate [...]
an interview with chef Shaquay Peacock.Happy New Year everyone! This month, I had the incredible opportunity to meet with chef Shaquay Peacock as she created the most flavorful winter lentil soup I have ever tasted. This is the perfect satisfying meal to make during the winter season. The soup is rich in flavor with a [...]
This time I have the privilege of speaking with Andy Schilling, Chef de Cuisine at BLT Steak, located in the elegant Ritz Carlton Hotel, Westchester. For anyone who has experienced soggy potatoes, (and that includes myself!) chef Schilling shows three important steps to making your next potato dish extra crunchy, and full of flavor. After spending time in his kitchen, I learned to make the perfect roasted potatoes, and you can too!
If you love having a slice of cake during tea or coffee break, this cake is the answer! With the winter season upon us, we may need a little extra sweet with our hot beverage. Not only is this cake moist and flavorful, it can be served for many different occasions. It can be baked in either a loaf pan or round cake pan.
Hi friends, I hope with Thanksgiving is near you get to plan ahead getting together with your family and your loved ones. Whether you are traveling, hosting a Thanksgiving gathering, or just being low key and enjoying your quiet time at home, this holiday seems to be accompanied by turkey, stuffings, and of course, [...]