Pumpkin Curry Soup

This soup can be served chilled or hot. The ingredients are so complimentary to each other and the curry and ginger lift the flavor profile to something almost floral. You can finish it with some crispy bacon, or labne or your favorite herb. Ingredients for a big pot of soup that serves 6 – 8…

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Savory Calamari & Cod: Thai Inspired

Although we’ve been cooking as usual, we haven’t really shared recipes consistently and we are sorry for that. We are back and you can expect consistent posts. Thank you for  your continued visits and recreation of our dishes. Ingredients 2 cups calamari tentacles 1/2 lb cod, cut into 1/2 inch pieces (you could also use…

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Cucumber Relish

Henry, my wonderful husband, surprised me with this dish of love when I got home from a really long day of work recently. This dish is so incredibly refreshing, light and satisfying that it erased all the clutter of my day, and I hope that it does the same for you. It is a make…

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Jo’s Indian Spiced Comfort Ground Beef

Sweet husband of mine made this fabulous dish for me. He had it waiting with the most perfectly baked Yucca, and had the perfect wine to pair, thanks Eric! I am truly lucky in every way. I was so smitten with these tastes that you, too, should be able to enjoy such a perfect combination…

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Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

It’s about time that we share our fresh spring rolls with you. Our favorite version is this one, clean, fresh and delicious, perfectly suitable for lunch or an appetizer. The beauty about making your own spring rolls is that you can pretty much chose any ingredients that you like and enjoy, as long as they…

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Patacones

My brother Marc asked us to finally post this for him.  So babe, here it is: Colombian Patacones for you! My husband and mom in law taught me how to make these amazing treats. You should have these like most carbs after your workouts, don’t forget. Fabulous Ingredients Required: 2 Large green/unripe Plantains Sea Salt,…

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Spicy Macadamia Nut Okra

Okra is one of our most favorite vegetables to cook. Tonight I thought that I would try a different rendition to go with our perfectly cooked King Salmon. Check out a few of our other Okra recipes under Veggies and Sides. This dish calls for 4 cups of Okra. Simply chop off the tops and…

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Taro and Bacon Hash

If you are looking for an alternative to your traditional carbs, such as sweet potatoes or cassava root, etc. try these amazing taro roots in this super easy hash.  It is amazing, please let us know what you think of these little gems. The flavor of these taro are so silky and smooth, you have…

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Pan Roasted Purple Sweet Potatoes

We love sweet potatoes, as you know. We make lots of great dishes with them, including a delicious Filipino dish called Ube, but today we are going to share a new way to enjoy these ultra delicious potatoes.  We like eating these before or after a long or high intensity workout.  Along with Taro, Green…

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Cooking with Apples Series: Gala Red Cabbage

Cooking with apples adds interesting flavor and texture and is an amazing addition to dishes especially for pork, poultry and fish. This is my mom’s goody – but oldie. It’s best if you use tart apples such as Gala, Fuji, Granny Smith apples unless you want to make something very sweet and more pulpy. The…

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