Homemade goose fat biscuits topped with sliced Johnston Country Ham and poached eggs
Easter, or any major holiday, is always a feast at home.
Since I have this wonderful ham from Johnston Country Hams, I couldn’t resist starting Easter morning with homemade goose fat biscuits (it’s based mainly from this recipe, [...]
Homemade savory goose liver pastries (鵝肝酥); Hard Cider to drink; Snow peas with prawns
Happy 2013! As 2012 flew by, it’s been a good year for me. Celebrating at home, my family and I cooked a Chinese-style feast.
We started with savory goose liver pastries (鵝肝酥) baked from scratch. The filling [...]
Part of my Thanksgiving table and Schiltz Foods’ uncooked frozen geese products
My family has a tradition of being unconventional for any non-Chinese holiday so we tend to experiment our menus beyond the standard turkey as of recent years. This year I opted to try out a family-owned geese producer Schiltz Foods‘ [...]
A recent dinner at home a few weeks ago was an ode to summer. Basking bright, warm summer sunset on my balcony with friends and family.
Fancy pants topped chicken sausages
We had large steamed then grilled lobsters, a huge, juicy bone-in prime-rib (I’ll give you that [...]
Christmas table setting, Whole mustard-rosemary Chateaubriand roast and my portion of that meat
Christmas dinner was essentially a carnivore’s feast. Don’t get me wrong, I love my vegetables but since I’m thinking holidays, I normally associate large hunks of meat to share with friends and family. That’s when I start ordering from [...]
Caviar Star’s variety of caviar and a slab of salmon fume
My Christmas Eve dinner almost sounds like a New Year’s Eve dinner, come to think about it. Since I’ve cranked out different dinners for different guests for the past two days, I planned to create a lighter yet still very luxurious [...]
My dining room, foie gras torchon with pomegranate and cocoa, and black truffle bacon brussels sprouts
This year’s Thanksgiving dinner was the most over-the-top decadence as my menu was not based on American traditions whatsoever. If you have to think about it, it reads French than any other cuisine. (I have admitted [...]
Grana Padano shipment and the cheese itself
The good people of Grana Padano were kind to send me a huge slab of their namesake cheese and requested me to cook with it about a week ago. Thinking initially, “Crap, that’s a lot of cheese.” As they’ve sent me about a pound and [...]
Dinners at home with my family almost always turns out to be a feast or buffet. If anyone’s coming over, you’re sure to be leaving with a very full stomach. Ever since the recent trickling of companies started to send me some of their products to eat or drink with for the past few months [...]