Straw Hats from The Hazel Bloom - not exactly culinarily advanced, but totally worthwhile. Chili, cheese, Fritos... yum.
Green beans Chinese buffet style.
Bacon wrapped, smoked, stuffed, meatloaf.
Cool Summer Seafood Cocktail, Two Ways - Mexican or Thai Style
[recipe] Indian-Style Green Chile Fritters (Mirchi Bhaji / Pakora)
Homemade Rose Cordial, made from all natural ingredients, flavoured with rose buds, dyed red with roselle.
Scotch Eggs - take a "good egg" to a higher level.
Twice Baked Potatoes. (A packet of ranch seasoning makes all the difference.)
Pork Adobo - my first foray in Filipino cooking
Halibut Tacos with Cilantro Cream Sauce - a triple threat of a meal: fast, healthy and delicious.
Banh Mi ~ Vietnamese Sandwich with Pork Meatballs, Cucumbers, Cilantro, Pickled Carrots and Daikon, Jalapeno, Pate, Mayonaise, and Maggi Seasoning on a Light Baguette
Get fancy with leftover or canned salmon! These crispy little salmon bites are divine. Easy step by step photo directions.
An ear of corn, green sheath pulled back to reveal golden kernels. Those damned silky threads are a pain in the ass to remove.
A simple Asian-inspired mango dressing served over a shrimp and fresh vegetable salad.
After indulging at Square Bar & Grill in Chicago with a burger that had grilled cheese sandwiches for the bun, I had to recreate the dish and photograph it in my studio.
Gnocchi with Fava Beans and Bacon in a Cream Sauce. Worth the effort to shell the fava beans. A creamy and delicious and a fairly quick meal.
Sundried Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Dijon and herbes de Provence-infused oven-roasted chicken makes great sandwiches the next day...if there is any meat left over!
Banana "ice cream" in homemade ice cream cone cups: this creamy ice cream is actually made of only one ingredient!
This deep fried prawn rolls also known as xiajuan (蝦捲) in Taiwan. It's a tasty and easy to make street food from Taiwan. Here is the recipe for this dish.
My mom's white Mexican lasagna was spectacular.
Warming Irish stew with amazingly tender lamb
A great method for baking salmon that comes out moist and tender.
Simple and Flavorful - Beet Salad
Tree-ripened peaches with locally grown raspberries and baked into a crisp. Served with vanilla frozen yogurt for a refreshing summer treat.
Grilled Tilapia with Cherry Salsa ~~ a fresh, delicious and easy 15-minute meal!
Fettuccine with Mussels - a flavorful dish that's easy and inexpensive!
Teriyaki Glazed Sea Scallops
Soft, white Indian bread rolls that are baked as a sheet. Served here with pav bhaji, a popoular street food in India.
Blueberry Maple Pecan Cinnamon Buns
Gua Bao - the traditional pork belly bun that was around way before the Momofuku pork belly buns
Heavenly Angel Food Cake
Sour cherry preserves: as sexy as it gets.