The taste of the mountains … Soup Kharcho


This is one of my favorite soups. It is hearty, spicy and satisfying. I have been wanting to make it for a long time and finally gave it a shot. The recipe that was used provided for beef, however I do like it with lamb and next time will try that. Also, there was a... Continue Reading →

Journey into Thai food continued


My venture into Thai cooking continues. My girlfriend and I prepared our first healthy and delicious Thai Lemongrass soup. It was accompanied by a second dish of quinoa with shrimps. The meal was tasty, healthy and satisfying. It is went well with some white wine. As we cook more and more, we find a great... Continue Reading →

Flu Season … got to deal with it


As any mortal I come down with flu/cold usually once during the season. Being as it may, my turn has come this year. Stuck at home, sick as a dog. Now, I hate taking regular meds. I still do as Tylenol does help with most symptoms. However, I am always on a look out for... Continue Reading →

Cooking Thai


I have traveled to Thailand and love Thai food. It is healthy and delicious but can be intimidating to cook. I was always bewildered by curry, as it seems complicated and not very obvious how to make. That was resolved by last "cooking night" dish of Thai Green curry with shrimp and glass bean noodles. As I discovered, making curry doesn't... Continue Reading →

As requested by first day reader: Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Almonds


Even though this is not a food blog ... I would never try to imply that I have enough cooking skills to keep one, I have received a request for a post and I cannot decline my first reader request. I do like to cook and my girlfriend and I keep a tradition of cooking night once a... Continue Reading →

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