Feb
09

Perfectly Cooked Steak Made Sous Vide

My sous vide cooking experiments have continued and I think I’m finally getting the hang of it. Sous vide cooking is all about precision and super tenderness for meats – the perfect combination for steak. I like my steaks medium rare and when I make them at home I sometimes end up with medium when […]

Jan
26

Steamed Pork Belly Bun Sous Vide

I was introduced to pork belly buns at David Chang’s Momofuku a few years ago with my Belgian friends Johan and Jan. We had just devoured a 5lb pork shoulder and had to order the pork belly buns when a waitress was taking an order to another table. I’ve had a pork belly obsession for […]

Nov
25

My New Sous Vide Obsession

I first read about Sous Vide cooking in a NY Times article about this “new” French cooking technique being used in high end restaurants back in the 90s. I was intrigued but as a home cook it was beyond me to fathom that it could even end up in the home and I thought nothing […]

Aug
14

Bobby Flay Inspired Patatas Bravas

I recently hosted a tapas themed party at my home for about 8 people from work. I like the whole tapas thing, trying a bunch of different things and grazing over the course of a few hours over mojitos, wine and fun conversations. Whenever I think of tapas, it’s a requirement that it includes patatas […]

Nov
14

Bobby Flay’s Spicy Chicken, Eggplant and Caramelized Onion Quesadilla

I had a party recently at my house and I made these double stacked quesadillas which were a real favorite. Multiple people asked for the recipe and despite everything I made, and I made alot, these were gone as soon as they hit the table. There are alot of ingredients and steps but this one […]