As I mentioned in one of my early posts “A Taste for Thai Food”, I began experimenting with making Thai Curry Pastes when we lived in Argentina due to the lack of availability of tasty Thai food. Thai Curry Paste is a blend of aromatic herbs, spices and chilies that are pureed to a fine …

Full disclosure, I did not create this recipe, rather I adapted it from Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc Fried Chicken from his cookbook “Ad Hoc at Home”. I found several other versions on various websites such as http://www.foodandwine.com, http://www.thekitchn.com, http://www.seriouseats.com which are all slightly different. You can also learn from Keller himself at http://www.masterclass.com. Basically, I …

Is it me, or have you noticed that Fried Chicken is all the rage at the moment? Much like the current obsession with bacon, it seems every restaurant has their own version, even our local Italian restaurant around the corner starting offering Fried Chicken in a Basket before the pandemic shut down restaurants in mid-March. …