Banana Bread

Banana bread is one of those comforts foods that is easy to make. I never made it until recently, motivated by the nagging of my 17-year old who was so bored during the corona quarantine that she wanted to bake. I researched many recipes on YouTube and ended up with a combined version of Tessa […]

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Rice & Peas & Scrambled Eggs

I warmed up some leftover rice & peas and mixed it with some scrambled eggs. A weird and wonderful combination. Delicious!

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Favorite Restaurant Dishes 2019

These were the dishes that sang to me last year – the memory of their flavors wants to make me dance. Are they in order of excellence? Of course not – It’s all random.   Chirashi from Dragonfly Izakaya – 18 pieces chef’s selection sashimi over rice. I am a fan of raw fish, so […]

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A Special Thank You For Mister B.

This was not an easy year for us yet we still got to go out and document restaurants as usual. Thanks, Mister B. for driving us all over the place and putting up with the eccentricities of a food-obsessed photo lover.

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Wok Curry Salmon

This is a marvelous way of cooking salmon curry – easy, fast and absolutely delicious! Wok Star, Eleanor Hoh, invites you to savour this beautiful way of preparing salmon.

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Christmas Is Almost Here!

“Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever.” – Richelle E. Goodrich. Photo by Anna Verdina

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Wise Words By Maya Angelou

“I’m just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression.”       Artwork by Monique Aimee

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Steak 954

A friend of mine asked what would be a good place to take his wife for Mother’s Day Brunch in Ft. Lauderdale. I was at a loss as I am mostly a Miami person and did not know what to answer.   I looked into where I had been before and found Steak 954, a […]

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We Made Brigadeiros!

Brigadeiros are  one of those things that you bite into and the first thing you do is smile. There are many ways of making this delicious treat, this version is from Jessica Skinner who introduced me to my first taste of this decadent delight. Brigadeiros are basically condensed milk and cocoa powder boiled down to the consistency of a […]

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A Visit To The Market

So my brother gave me a new lens for the camera but I was too broke to go to a restaurant.  I had to take some food pictures with it though and pronto! Not too many choices without money so I decided to go to a market, Placita Los Girasoles, to get some bananas and photograph […]

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