Appetizers

Fresh Mango Salsa

Every summer I get a little bit of produce envy when I read about the overabundance of zucchini and/or tomatoes in everybody’s garden.  Every...

Burmese Meatball Curry

Is it weird that I have go-to recipes for things like kimchi and Goan shrimp curry, but I don’t even have a meatloaf recipe?...

Herbed Zucchini and Feta Fritters

I don’t often subscribe to food magazines (who has time to read magazines when there are so many great food blogs out there?), but...

Choros à la Chalaca- Peruvian Mussels with Corn Salsa

Mussel lovers, meet your new favorite party appetizer.  I’m not even that much of a mussel fan, but when I saw photos of these...

Cambodian Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup

Like pho?  Then this soup will probably be right up your alley.  Chicken is cooked in a lemongrass and garlic broth until falling apart...

Sweet and Salty Stuffed Dates

If you’ve never had a bacon wrapped date before, you owe it to yourself to try one as soon as possible.  The version that’s...

Greek Eggplant Dip

Although I’ve named this a dip, it’s really so much more versatile than that.  Yes, it would be a great dip for some vegetables...

Chicken Souvlaki

Want to know one of the best things about living in Hawaii?  You know, besides the great beaches, amazing surf and perfect weather?  Grilling...

Grilled Fish Wrapped in Grape Leaves with Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce

Here’s another food on a stick recipe for you guys, although this one is a little more fancy-pants than the kind I usually post...

Mexican Gorditas Stuffed with Poblano Peppers and Queso Fresco

When friends saw these they seemed surprised that gorditas were a real Mexican thing and not just a Taco Bell thing.  But these are...