A Guide to Some Notable Greek Cheeses

According to mythology, Aristaios, the son of Apollo and Cyrene, was sent by the gods to give the Greeks the gift of cheese making. It was called a “gift of everlasting value.” If the reputation of today’s Greek cheeses is anything to go by, that value has increased with age. Greek cheeses are among the […]

HomemadeThai Barbecue Sauce

1/4 cup liquid honey 2 thumb-size pieces of ginger (or​ galangal, minced or grated) 2 Tbsp.​ fish sauce (available in most supermarkets in the Asian section) 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tsp. dark soy sauce (available at Asian/Chinese food stores) 3 cloves garlic (minced, or 1 tsp. bottled pureed garlic) 1-3 chili peppers (de-seeded/minced, or 1-3 tsp. chili sauce; […]

Grilled Shrimp with Some Tang

Serves: 2Prep time: 10 minutesTotal time: 25 minutes Ingredients 4 tablespoons|65 grams unsalted butter ¼ cup|60 ml olive oil 1 tablespoon red miso 3 scallions, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, mashed into a paste 1 (1-inch) piece ginger, peeled and mashed into a paste 1 pound|450 grams head-on, shell-on large shrimp kosher salt, to taste […]

The Rattlesnake Cocktail

Makes 4 Servings The double-shake method is key to this cocktail’s texture. The first round is to break up the egg white; the second is to chill and froth the drink. INGREDIENTS ½ cup sugar 4 large egg whites*, separated individually 8 ounces rye whiskey 4 ounces fresh lemon juice Pernod or absinthe (for serving) […]

How to make Homemade Bread

I absolutely love to make my own bread. I also love having fresh, delicious, fragrant bread straight from my oven, but I actually love the process of making bread itself. The end product is just like a bonus. However, bread is something that tends to intimidate people. They think it’s super hard and scary and […]

Traditional French Madeleines

sugar dusted Madeleines

prep: 20minscook: 12 minsinactive: 4 hourstotal: 32 minsyield: 20 madeleines just like the ones you’d find in a Parisian boulangerie! These soft cookie cakes are so good with a cup of tea! The Recipe First things first! To make this recipe, you will need a Madeleine mold. If you don’t already own one, here’s a link to […]