Jujeh Kabab: Tender Saffron Persian Chicken

jujeh kabab

Jujeh kabab is the wonderfully flavorful Persian grilled chicken that is most people’s gateway into the varied and delicious world of Persian cuisine. Succulent chunks of chicken tenderized in a saffron-infused, lemon-y yogurt marinade and roasted to juicy perfection. Who could say no to that? It’s the sort of dish that anyone will like, no … Read more

Cambodian Chicken Amok: A Gentle Curry Both Rich and Fresh

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The best way to describe Cambodian chicken amok is gentle, delicate deliciousness. Tender chunks of juicy chicken coated in a milky coconut curry that is equal parts richness and freshness. It’s kind of like a curry lite. The rich creaminess of coconut is perfectly counterbalanced by fresh, fragrant ingredients like lemongrass, galangal, lime and shallots. … Read more

Better Than Takeout Crispy Chili Beef

crispy chili beef

Crispy chili beef is made with strips of beef that are crusty and crunchy on the outside but tender and juicy on the inside and coated in a perfectly balanced spicy, tangy, and sweet sauce. It is addictively delicious. The kind of mouthwatering tastiness that has your family fighting with chopsticks over who gets to … Read more

Easy 30-Minute Tteokguk Recipe (Korean Rice Cake Soup)


Tteokguk is a simple yet very hearty Korean rice cake soup that is made with soft, chewy rice cakes and bite-sized morsels of beef simmered in a comforting broth and topped with green onions, eggs, and toasted seaweed. It’s a very straightforward recipe – foolproof and will take you around 30 minutes at most. And … Read more

Turkish Red Lentil Soup (Kırmızı Mercimek Çorbası)

turkish red lentil soup

Turkish red lentil soup hits all the right notes. It’s refreshingly light but also deeply nourishing. It’s healthy – a wholesome blend of lentils, vegetables, and spices. And it is so darn easy to make. Just half an hour and you’ll have bowls of soup for days…or just one meal, depending on how much you … Read more

Sweet, Sour and Melty Filipino Pork Hamonado

filipino hamonado pork

Pork hamonado is pork that’s sautéed with onion and garlic and then slowly braised in a pineapple soy sauce with peppercorns and bay leaves. It’s a super easy recipe that results in melt-in-your-mouth pork belly smothered in mouthwateringly delicious sweet and sour sauce. And while it’s simple to make, the taste is anything but. Despite … Read more

Korean Beef Radish Soup (Soegogi Muguk)

korean beef radish soup

Korean beef radish soup, aka soegogi muguk, doesn’t have the most appetizing ring to it. After all, it’s beef and radish. Boiled into a thin soup. How good could that be? Extremely. The beef imparts its rich, savory flavor while the radish infuses a subtle sweetness into the broth. The result is a gentle yet … Read more

Chicken Mulligatawny Soup

mulligatawny soup

Mulligatawny soup is an Indian-British fusion soup with a history that is as rich and complex as its taste. It gets its name from the Tamil words: milagu (black pepper) and tanni (water) but make no mistake; it’s far beyond a simple concoction of peppery water. What you’ll actually get is a rich, wholesome chicken … Read more

Steak Fajitas Recipe: Easy and Flavor-Full

steak fajitas

Juicy, tender, and loaded with flavor, this steak fajitas recipe comes together fast and makes for an effortless weeknight family dinner. It’s so quick-and-easy that it is my go-to when I need that instant dose of Tex Mex flavor to brighten up my week. Everything is from scratch but the whole thing cooks quick. The … Read more

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Pork Adobo (Adobong Baboy, Baby!)

pork adobo

I’ve never met an adobo I didn’t like. But there is a special place in my heart for Filipino pork adobo. Called adobong baboy, this dish consists of meltingly tender slices of pork belly slowly braised in a tangy umami sauce of soy sauce and vinegar that will have you salivating and your belly rumbling. … Read more