Apr 28 2010

Pear & Apple Puree w/ Quinoa Cereal – Nutrition For My Nephew

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A very special little man celebrates his first birthday! How lucky am I to have been one of the first people to see his sweet little face when he came into this world? Alongside my sister and her husband in the delivery room, we heard his first cry. It brought tears to our eyes and one ...


Apr 22 2010

Steamed Sea Bass Roll In a Sesame Ginger Sauce

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An inspired dish from the creative chefs at Buddakan. A few months ago a foodie friend from the Pacific Northwest and author of the sassy blog, Salty Seattle, came to NYC for a visit. We decided to grab a few little snackies with our cocktails at Buddakan and like good little foodies, we both made it ...


Apr 13 2010

Bibingka – A Filipino Dessert

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My very first and successful attempt at one of my favorite classic Filipino treats. An interesting amalgamation of flavors, bibingka fuses together a simple rice flour cake with coconut milk, salted eggs and cream cheese. Life has been nothing short of a whirlwind lately from our travel adventures to the arduous and herculean task of apartment ...


Apr 8 2010

The Caribbean “Rice & Beans”

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Just before we left for Costa Rica, my best friend gave me a food challenge: To prepare a meal based on local ingredients using only the equipment available at our disposal. Luckily for us, our base camp on the Caribbean coast, Alby Lodge, had a communal kitchen 7 times the size of our tiny cubicle in ...