Potato Gnocchi with a Lobster Hollandaise and Butter Seared Slipper Lobster Tail

This here is definitely one of my most accomplished dishes. I’ve had an ill-formed vision of this dish since I came upon the magic seafood reduction way back here. Although not yet complete,… Continue reading

Smoked Paprika and Coffee Slow Cooked Short-Ribs

My current favorite cut of beef that’s not a rib-eye. Short ribs are insanely flavorful, super-juicy, and are excellent when slow cooked to be used in all sorts of applications, be it empanada… Continue reading

Killer Mushroom Risotto. No Doubt.

There are two quintessential risotti, mushroom risotto and saffron risotto. I feel nothing can combine and wrap up all the best qualities of a good risotto like a mushroom risotto. The earthiness of… Continue reading

3 Hour Braised Beef Short Rib with a Killer Sauce

It’s not usual to find a dish that packs a punch in terms of flavor and general bad-ass-ness as well as being refined, delicate and refined. I am proud to say that this… Continue reading

Hot, Thick, Rich South Indian Chicken Coconut Curry

Curries are generally a thing of beauty, halfway between a stew and a soup, they can easily be eaten with some Basmati rice, some nice butter naan bread or just by themselves. While… Continue reading

Harira Soup. The Heartiest Soup of All

This is the big bad daddy of soups. It is hearty, meaty, full of goodness and has just the right amount of spice to get your attention without blowing a fuse. I also… Continue reading

Risotto Caccio e Peppe. Eat your heart out Massimo Bottura

So you might’ve gathered from the number of risotto recipes here that I’m a bit fond of the dish… and while it’s difficult not to really enjoy a well made risotto, this one… Continue reading

Asian Chicken Ball, Pesto and Masterstock Shot

I recently cooked this dish as a starter during a four course Asian inspired pop-up dinner. I wanted to begin the meal with something that was small, full of flavor and visually appealing.… Continue reading

Spaghetti alla Bottarga, the Dream Comes True

There’s been no dish in recent memory that’s captured my imagination like Spaghetti alla Bottarga. Bottarga is a not so common ingredient that’s basically a super funky, salty and sweet cured Mediterranean mullet… Continue reading

Aubergine, Gorgonzola, Sage and Balsamic Glaze Pizza Bianca

With this post, I pop two proverbial cherries, the first is making pizza at home and the second, trying out a white pizza. Making pizzas at home, I’ve discovered, could possibly be the… Continue reading

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