On many occasions, when strolling through street food markets in Thailand, you come across a very fragrant and spicy smell with hints of cinnamon and anise. It is so pleasant that it makes you want to stop and try immediately. This pleasant smell comes from a dish called Kao Ka Moo, and it is a […]Read more "Thai Pork Stew – Kao Ka Moo (ข้าวขาหมู)"
There’s one ingredient that is so archetypal for Japanese cuisine that you just can’t live without it – for many reasons. I am talking about dashi, a rich, smoky broth made of seaweed and bonito flakes that build the base for many Japanese udon noodle dishes and many others. See it as an essential staple […]Read more "Mastering Dashi Broth"
There are a few classic dishes around that I could eat every day. Maybe not all of them are the healthiest options, but they are indeed so good there’s almost a daily craving. Most of these recipes I do over and over again I have posted on this blog. And at the very heart of […]Read more "The one and only Beef Stroganoff"
Baking pizza is one of my favorite pastimes, and that is precisely because it is so tough to get real Italian pizza with its authentic pizza taste outside of Italy. In the US, pizzas are usually overloaded with cheese, sausages and other fatty crap. In Europe, pizzas are made by anyone who looks Italian but […]Read more "The Only Pizza Recipe you’ll ever need"
I want to give here an account of one of my favourite Italian pasta recipes. Actually, it is the most exquisite pasta recipe I have. It will amaze your tastebuds. Cook this for your friends or loved one, and they will think you’re a five-michelin-star chef. The recipe I’m talking about is Pasta with italian […]Read more "Truffle Tagliolini"
It is a common myth that it’s next to impossible to make a good pizza in your home oven. There are hundreds of recipes on the net that come close, but eventually you give up and decide to buy the pizza elsewhere. The crust doesn’t become as crunchy as you would like, and the bottom […]Read more "How to bake perfect pizza at home"
A few months ago I went into our local book store and saw an interesting cookbook of one of my favorite chefs, Ferran Adriá. It was a book about home cooking, and it is called The Family Meal: Home cooking with Ferran Adriá. Being a lover of good old Caesar Salad, I was glad to […]Read more "Ferran Adriá’s Caesar Salad"
My first experiences in baking began a few months ago, when I bought my first edition of Flour Water Salt Yeast by Ken Forkish. Driven by the desire to eat real Italian-style country bread that was nowhere available in my country I was desperately looking for a solution. And the only solution to me was […]Read more "How to Bake Country Bread"
I’ve been a fan of BBQ ribs ever since I tried that perfect rack of baby back ribs. I think it started with a really juicy rack of honey BBQ ribs in Tony Roma’s in Barcelona, Spain. You know what I mean, when the meat really just falls off the bones, and there is a […]Read more "Baby Back Ribs Tony Roma’s Style with Smokey BBQ Sauce"
Since we seem to have “meat week” this week on the blog, I wanna set you up with yet another one of my favorites that I have learned to perfect over the years: The classic bacon cheeseburger. I’ll show you how to build a beautiful and mouth-watering bacon cheeseburger, explaining every step and giving shopping […]Read more "Making The Perfect Cheeseburger"