• Pasta

    Spaghetti con Gamberetti e Rucola

    This is the second recipe installment for my entry to Foodbuzz’s 24×24 this November. For my Thanksgiving dinner called “Beyond Turkey, A Modern Thanksgiving Dinner,” I served perfect roasted chicken and pasta in lieu of the traditional turkey. I initially wanted to serve the food lauriat-syle because it gives a sense of being a one big united family. Besides, it’s fun having to pass the dishes around. However, due to table-size limitations, I had to improvise and make use of a separate buffet table. The recipe is originally from Jamie Oliver and I particularly love it because of the great combination of flavors. You got tomatoes, chilies, shrimps, cheese and…

  • Fish/Seafood

    Gambas Al Ajillo

    I originally posted this on June 21, 2010 in YadaYadaYada. Who would have thought that the saying “If Yan can cook, so can you” will be true? Guess what, when 2010 unfolded I could not cook… I could not bake. Fast forward to 6 months to now and I have cooked quite a lot and baked some stuff. This is such a great improvement and I owe it to STRESS. Coz I cook and bake when I’m stressed. Last Saturday night, I cooked one of hubby’s most requested dish and it was hand-down easy peasy!

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