Morning Buns


Years ago I dated a girl who lived in Venice, Ca and one morning she offered to run and get coffee and pastries for breakfast. Little did I know, my life would be changed in just a few short minutes. She returned with the most incredible pastry I’ve ever eaten! We called it a cinnamon […] Continue reading

Pastrami


You’ve heard this before from me so here we go again. I’ve never made Pastrami from scratch in my life! The first thing I did was get the best brisket on the planet in my opinion. I ordered what I thought was a “medium” sized brisket from Snake River Farms. Quick side note: this is not […] Continue reading

Curry for lunch


I made a quick Thai tiger shrimp curry for lunch this morning. I used a tomato sauce base and added a bunch of fresh fish chilli sauce I bought from the Thai market.  The key is leave the heads on. So much flavour. Sucked the heads! Yum!  Put these on top of some steamed brown […] Continue reading

Ice CREAM!


We’re doing an ice cream challenge at work today on the Carmichael show. I’m going up against Amber Stevens West. We  both made vanilla ice cream and a flavor of our choosing. Three judges will do a blind tasting and award us in two categories. The vanilla round is compulsory. The free style round is […] Continue reading

Yo Soy!


I know it’s been like a million years since I’ve posted something I’M SORRY…but I’ve been sooooo busy! Which is a good thing I guess. So listen to this! I checked my two batches of miso early this morning. I’ve been aging them on a shelf in my garage for just about a year and […] Continue reading

La Grande Orange


I just had the worlds most amazing breakfast sandwich! #LaGrandeOrangeGrocery, Phoenix        Ladies and gentlemen of Earth I present to you “The Commuter” with 2 eggs over easy, avocados and crispy bacon!!! The warm egg yoke soaks into the toasted English Muffin as you bite into it’s kick ass yumminess! #FuckYeah

72 Hour Ramen


Ramen…So much has been written,  blogged, posted, tweeted and texted about Ramen. I really got lost in all of the million comments posted by the ramen tweakers online just trying to find a good noodle joint when I was in San Francisco recently. I settled on Katana Ya on Geary as it was 2 blocks from […] Continue reading

Sweet Potato Pie


I have never made a pie in my life. So the day after Thanksgiving as usual I had a lot of left over sweet potatoes. In a moment of inspiration I thought… I going to make my very first pie! I’m going to make a sweet potato pie. I looked at a million recipes online […] Continue reading