Whenever I see the words crunchy and spicy together in a menu, it's pretty much a guarantee that I will order it for my meal. Nowadays I prefer my meals to have more balanced...

March 20, 2017

Easy Shrimp Scampi

Garlicky shrimp. Slippery spaghetti. A silky sauce with olive oil, butter, and wine. This Shrimp Scampi tastes so luxurious, and it's also incredibly easy to make.

10 am, and the market was bustling. Tourist and locals walking fast, speaking even faster, only slowing down as they approach each little stall. The Tsukiji market is the largest fish market in the...

February 20, 2017

Osaka, Japan

I read that the people of Osaka spend more money on food than anything else, and that their food culture is characterized by the term "kuidaore" which roughly translates to eat oneself bankrupt. Most...

February 6, 2017

Nutty Chocolate Bars

There's creamy milk chocolate, Nutella (NUTELLA!), slivered almond, buttery pecans, brown rice crisps, some sea salt, and a knob of butter to round it all together. There's a lot of smooth creamy flavors and...

I relished every minute with family and friends, ate everything I've been craving and more, and had the time of life. Plus, lechon.

I believe in balance and in indulging in life's little pleasures, and with these recipes, you can do both. These breakfast recipes are all healthy and chock full of nutrition, but also taste incredible....

December 31, 2016

2016: A Year in Review

Dear 2016, Let’s be honest: many people consider you the worst year in a very long time. Almost everyone say they are sick of you. It’s true there has been some horrible things that happened...

Perfect if you like a good fudgy brownie base. Perfect if you like smooth and creamy peanut butter. Perfect if you like a little crunch (no, make that a lot of CRUNCH!) because the...

November 14, 2016

Boston Favorites, Lately

What a week this past one has been! The sombering results of the presidential elections has devastated everyone, including myself, but — there are glimpses of hope and unity if we choose to see...