Zuni Cafe Roasted Chicken

Simple and Flavorful Roasted Chicken–tips to improve your own recipe…

Pesto Alla Genovese — make it Al Fresco!

In the Netflix series, Salt Fat Acid Heat, Samin Nostrat cooks with the doyenne of Italian cooking — Lidia Caveri who coaxes viewers and Samin to try and use a mortar and pestle to create a creamy and buttery pesto redolent of its green basil color, reminiscent of the Italian flag. In her classic Italian…

Pho-licious Beef Short Ribs– it’s all about the BROTH!

Ask any Pho aficionado what makes a perfect pho and many will definitely say, “It’s all about the broth!” I am one of the temperamental tasters of pho who definitely can write about an epic poem on finding the best tasting broth. I have been to many Vietnamese households, including my best friend Kiana’s, but…

My Tinola — A Filipino Chicken Ginger Soup with a ZING!

If Sinigang (Tamarind Soup) is the king of Filipino soups, then surely the Tinola is the queen. Prized for its delicate broth, the Tinolang Manok (Chicken Ginger Soup) garners accolades from the rich umami and comforting flavors inherent at every sip. It’s been touted as a cure-all soup and often prepared for the sick and…

Phantasmagoric Orange Juice

  Phantasmagoric Orange Juice 3 medium size Valencia Oranges 4 medium size Cara Cara Oranges 4 medium size Blood Oranges Cut the oranges and expel the superficial seeds from the pulp. Use your favorite juicer and squeeze the oranges into a wide-brimmed carafe. Refrigerate juice until ready to serve. Pours about 4 glasses (6-8 oz….