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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Mussels in Tomato Fennel Broth

I make alot of mussels. They are quick, healthy, yummy and my son loves them so it’s an easy and frequent choice in my household. The challenge is how to make them differently each time since I love variety in whatever I eat. I typically never look for recipes when it comes to Mussels but […]


Chile Rubbed Short Ribs from Bobby Flay

This was another Bobby Flay item I made for my party recently. This too was quite popular with my guests. It’s a recipe that’s been on the Mesa Grill menu. I did make some modifications to the recipe which I’ll include at the end so you can see the recipe as it’s supposed to be […]