These crispy squash blossoms from Marx Foods really shine! Filled with a creamy cheese filling, spiked with fresh orange zest and pine nuts, and finished with a light dusting of fennel pollen. This version of the filling has a strong orange & nutty flavor with a very light goat cheese tang. Try dipping and frying […]
Enjoy Panko crusted avocado with jalapeño dip made from roasted jalapeños, cilantro, and Kewpie mayonnaise. A delicious side dish available now at Fat Bao
These customary delights are as authentic as they come – from Pastry Chef/Owner Denise Mazal of Little Gretel Restaurant in Boerne, TX. Denise, a native Czechoslovakian, learned the trade from her mother who was also a chef. Yum!
This Roasted Corn Salad rocks with Spanish chorizo and baby kale, topped in a tangy Lemon Aioli Vinaigrette from Chef Justin Santellana at Nick’s Fish Dive & Oyster Bar in The Woodlands.
Carmelo was born in Taormina, Sicily and moved to Houston in 1978 with his wife Hilary and their eldest daughter Luisa. In 1985, they opened their first Carmelo’s Ristorante on Memorial Drive in Houston. Enjoy his luscious Lemon Risotto featuring Alaskan King Salmon and jumbo lump crab meat.
Crispy fried confit of duck on a bed of mixed greens with ginger soy vinaigrette and apricot dipping sauce! A famous, longtime menu item from my friends at Boudro’s/Zinc.
This delicious silky, chocolate pie comes from my friend Royal Chef Darren McGrady. Darren not only worked for the Queen but also for Princess Diana and her boys up until her untimely death. He’s a wonderfully talented chef and a delightful man. I have a number of his recipes from his fabulous cookbook Eating Royally […]