We chose Peking Garden, one of Maxim’s Chinese Cuisine’s longest-standing among its many provincial themed restaurants that serves authentic Peking cuisine Continue reading A Review of Peking Garden in Hong Kong
Northern Chinese families celebrate the new year reunion dinner by making dumplings together. Continue reading Celebrating Chinese New Year with Family and Homemade Dumplings
Mushrooms take well to several cheeses: Bleu, Brie, Swiss, goat cheese. Continue reading Mushroom Galette
The garlic, dill, olive oil, acidic juices from the pickles and the crunchy pickles themselves really taste great together on an airy, crisp crust with melted mozzarella. Continue reading Dill Pickle Pizza . . . Seriously!
To set the mood for our Bastille Day dinner we decorated our home with bleu-blanc-rouge flags and relied on Elizabeth David’s French Provincial Cooking for recipe inspiration. Continue reading Bastille Day Dinner Celebration
Hot meats, burgers and hot dogs from the grill and heavy, carbohydrate-rich side dishes tend to dominate outdoor barbecues in the summer. This fresh vegetable treat can bring some balance to your next barbecue. Continue reading Cool Cucumber Canapés
Dining at Alinea stimulates all of the senses (taste, touch, scent, sight, and sound) and explores elements of earth, wind, water and fire. Continue reading Beginning something new with Alinea
A peanut butter and mayonnaise sandwich tastes like a tangy peanut butter sandwich. Continue reading Taste Testing the Great Depression?
The uniquely American cuisine of Creole and Cajun food in Louisiana influenced by French, Spanish, West African, Amerindian, Haitian, German, Italian, British and Irish influences made sense for this year’s dinner. Continue reading New Orleans inspired dinner with wine pairings for a cause
Torta Mortadella with mascarpone and ricotta icing spiced with marinated green olives, fresh parsley, and jalapeño pepper dusted with ground sweet chili pistachios. Continue reading Torta Mortadella