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Caipirinha Cocktail

The Caipirinha can safely be called the national cocktail of Brazil. After all it is made with the country’s distinctive rum variety cachaca. For the uninitiated, the Brazilian rum is made by … [more]

Lamb marinade

Here is my marinade for Greek style leg of lamb. You can use it with both boneless and bone-in. I find that the yogurt naturally enhances the flavor of the lamb while the onion and garlic do their … [more]

Pasta with Prawns

The other night I asked my daughter what we should make for dinner. We had guests coming over and I wanted to enlist her help. She is nearly six, but pretty good in the kitchen. She started with … [more]

Egg Quesadilla

Here’s a breakfast variation of the delicious Carmen’s quesadillas . The fluffy egg makes a delightful filling to go with the crispy shell. My wife and I love this as much as the kids. [more]

Layered frittata

I’ve been playing with idea of layering a breakfast frittata and have been enjoying every experimental bite. Here’s my recipe and I encourage you to improvise and make this recipe your … [more]

Mango Lassi

The lassi is a traditional drink in India that orginaly hails from the Punjab region in north. It is typically made by blending yogurt with water, spices and salt into a light frothy beverage. This … [more]

Sparkling Chimayó Cocktail

Celebrate! The tyranny of the margarita has finally come to an end! … Well sort of, because I have to admit this is one regime I am not really ready to toss out of office. But now at least we have … [more]

Chimayó Cocktail

The tyranny of the margarita , has finally come to an end! … Well sort of, because I have to admit this is one regime I am not really ready to toss out of office. But now at least we have … [more]

Anatomy of a salad

A great salad is anything but healthy. That is not to say that a tasty salad is bad for you, but don’t fool yourself into thinking you are creating health food. If health is your concern, go … [more]

Striking Writer Martini

Here’s an idea for all of you mourning the cancellation of the Golden Globes. Put on a fancy dress or a tuxedo to suit your gender, mix this fabulous cocktail and toast both the absent victors … [more]

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