Cold Curried Rice and Shrimp Salad

If you are a fan of yellow curry, then this recipe belongs in your collection. This cold rice salad pairs together spicy yellow curry with crunchy cauliflower and sweet poached shrimp.  It’s an ultimate make-ahead recipe because the flavors combine together and taste even better after spending a night in the fridge. Serve it as either a main … Read more

Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta and Red Wine Vinaigrette

I’ll admit that growing up I wasn’t a big fan of brussel sprouts. I have since changed my mind completely – or maybe its another example of the adage – everything is better with bacon. My previous introductions to brussel sprouts had been after they were thoroughly boiled to the point of mush. They bear … Read more

Coconut Rice – Nasi Lemak

Nasi Lemak

Nasi Lemak, or coconut rice, is a Malaysian side dish served throughout the day. Nasi Lemak is so popular that it is considered the country’s national dish. The rice is lightly flavored with ginger, coconut milk and pandan leaves. Pandan leaves are very common in Malaysian cooking and add a light floral note to the dish. … Read more

Jewish Style Artichokes

Jewish Style Artichokes

Jewish Style Artichokes are a staple in Roman cuisine when the favored choke is in season. Here’s a simple recipe to make them at home courtesy of Eating Italy. Like with most Italian cuisine, the number of ingredients is small, while the flavor is large. CARCIOFI ALLA GIUDIA  (Jewish Style Artichokes) Prep time: 20 minutes – … Read more