Pork & Shrimp Potstickers

What can I say, I have a love affair with potstickers. It started years ago when researching Asian cuisine during my culinary apprenticeship. The combination of flavors, fillings, cooking methods, and dipping sauces are endless. When served with a quick stir-fry vegetables and you will have a quick and delicious meal. That is, once you’ve […]

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Ensaïmada of Mallorca, Spain: Porky Pastry Goodness

The Ensaïmada, the official pastry from the island of Mallorca, Spain.  A pastry set apart from all others by its recipe, time honored process, and the use of lard. A traditional pastry dating back to the 17th century. The Ensaïmada tells of the history of  the Romans and the Moors who once ruled Mallorca and then left […]

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Chả Giò (Vietnamese Pork Spring Rolls)

Have you ever eaten something at a restaurant that tasted so good you couldn’t stop thinking about it? For me, my cravings got the best of me this week.  Ever since visiting San Antonio this past April. I’ve been thinking about the Spring Rolls at Viet-Nam Restaurant on Broadway. During the fifteen years I lived in San […]

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