Mexican

5-Minute Detox: Mexican Shrimp Salad

Mexican Shrimp Salad

Let’s just safely say that you are exhausted from cooking, preparing, chopping, baking, serving… from the holidays (I know, New Year’s hasn’t even come yet). On top of all that, let’s also assume that you feel like you “ate way…

Iron Chef Food: Flay’s Mesa Grill

dessert

Oh, Chef Flay, you do not disappoint. It’s not ‘out of the box’ cooking. It’s not all traditional cooking. It’s just solid, good food. Perfectly seared fish, flavorful sauces, tender braised meat. Mesa Grill is at Caesar’s Palace in Vegas,…

Spice it up, Jalapeño!

I tend to get addicted to one ingredient and crave it for months and months. For now, it’s jalapeño or any kind of hot pepper. Seared Ono with Jalapeño Cilantro Sauce served with Spicy Jalapeño Black Bean Salad and Brown Rice So…

Mayan Cuisine and Us

quesadillas

Somewhere between life, career, and traveling, I took a hiatus from blogging. It was good because it made me realize how much I missed writing random snippets about my love for cooking and food, reading and browsing all your talented…

Mend the Broken Toasts, with Pesto

red pepper toasts

Every cook understands the beauty of simplicity. Oftentimes, a complex dish brings out the simplest form of an ingredient. Red Chile Chicken Bowl with Red Pepper Pesto Toasts, Truffle Cheese, and BBQ Almonds After tossing together a quick rice bowl…