Thai Fried Chicken

All other fried chicken is dead to me. This one has a ton of cilantro, garlic, and two kinds of pepper, and it culminates in the crispiest, most flavorful chicken I’ve ever experienced. (Rice flour, as it turns out, is the secret to perfectly crispy fried chicken. Who knew?) Really, this chicken is last [...]

The Lighter Side: Shrimp & Cilantro Wraps

One of the obvious hazards of being passionate about cooking, eating and food blogging is that periodically it is likely to catch up with you. It has caught up with me recently, so I am making an effort to exercise more, eat less, and come up with some lighter and healthier recipes so that [...]

Thai skirt steak with tomatoes and arugula

This is one of my favorite quick weeknight meals… it features skirt steak, which sometimes gets a bad rap; it can be tough if overcooked. However, if seared in a hot skillet to medium-rare, it can be tender and extremely flavorful. The following is what I consider to be a simple and very satisfying [...]