Tom Kha Gai (Coconut Chicken Soup)

Ok I love Thai food, mostly the drunken noodle, with all its spicy flavors! As you can find on Wikipedia; Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components. The spiciness of Thai cuisine is well known. As with other Asian cuisines, balance, detail and variety are of great significance to Thai…

Rum Raisin Custard Pie

Let me set the scene for you… as we soak plump raisins in rum allowing them to rehydrate, while further adding pure, sweet custard for a rich, enticing experience infused with just the right hint of warmth. Perfect for chilly evenings by a crackling fire place with perhaps some friends and family after a nice…

How to remove pomegranate seeds..

Ever cut into a pomegranate and try to get those tasty seeds out, it inadvertently ends up with you looking like you just murdered the fruit! I love the tiny seeds; they burst in your mouth with a nice tartness followed by the sweet.  A bit like grape juice, and they are full of antioxidants!…

Chicken Rapini & Peppers with Polenta

If you have never tasted Rapini (or Broccoli Rabe as it is often called) you’re in for a treat! It’s an intense green that is a delicious accompaniment to all kinds of dishes; and can be cooked in a variety of ways. I love how the color stands out when cooking with chicken or light…