Puerto Rican Tostones – Fried Plantains

One of my favorite Puerto Rican snacks are tostones. Tostones are fried plantains that taste a little like chips. I guess they are in...

Mango Salsa Recipe

I’m not sure why I’ve never tried this recipe out while I was on island full of mangos.  I’ve been to a couple of...

Creamy Seafood Pasta – 100 Portions

I made a creamy seafood pasta at my most recent catering event. I was shooting for fresh and new but ended up in a...

Ratatouille Recipe

I'm beginning to think that a lot of the food I make comes purely from inspiration.  It’s either that or I’m really a sucker...

Tortilla Espanola

Nothing too fancy but if you're hosting a lot of people at the house then you'll probably need to change things up a bit....

Vietnamese Roast Turkey Turned Pho Recipe

This year we wanted a non-traditional but somewhat traditional Thanksgiving. I wasn't sure exactly what that meant but it started going down the path...

Award Winning Chocolate Cake Recipe

Can one really have too much chocolate?  Here's a picture I dug up from my archives of a cake I did back in December...

Roasted Bone Marrow

Last August I moved offices to another location. At my old location, I believed food fell from the sky…in the form of cupcakes. Sweets...

Stuffed Squash Blossoms Recipe

A few months ago I ate deep-fried squash blossoms in the Moss Room at the California Academy of Sciences. The squash blossoms were stuffed...

Shish Taouk

Here's a simple recipe for my Israeli style shish kabobs. Ideally, you would grill them but for this recipe I went with pan frying....

Bok Choy in Garlic Sauce Recipe

Ingredients 1 pound bok choy 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1/4 cup water 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 1 tablespoon...

Pulled Pork Recipe/Slow Cooked Pork Recipe

As I write this, I'm contemplating posting this as part of my 100 portion category (posts that only contain recipes for 100 portions).  I...

Seared Tuna Sashimi

My recent adventures to the grocery have been without a shopping list. I feel that going without a shopping list gives you the opportunity...

Salmon Cake Recipe

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds fresh salmon fillet 1 1/2 cups fine bread crumbs or Panko crumbs 1/4 cups fine chopped chives or green onion 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1...