Tomato Basil Egg Bruschetta

Terroir Tribeca happens to be not only one of my favorite neighborhood spots, but probably my favorite wine bar in the city. What makes it even better is that besides the selection of wines, the selection and quality of food is phenomenal. I love the cheese and charcuterie platters, the meatballs, and of course the … Continue reading

Moroccan Kefta in a Turmeric Tomato Sauce

I talked about koftas / keftas a decent amount in my last post so I won’t blab again.  I had made a batch of Baked Moroccan Keftas and decided to use them to recreate a lovely brunch dish I had tried at Cafe Gitane: Spicy organic meatballs in turmeric tomato sauce with boiled egg, cucumber-yogurt … Continue reading

Pastel de Choclo (Chilean Corn Pie)

Pastel de Choclo is a very beloved, traditional Chilean dish that is typically eaten during the summer time.  This casserole is made with beef sautéed with onions, chicken, olives, and hard boiled egg pieces covered with dough made of fresh corn.  It is traditionally baked in a clay dish (in a wood burning oven if you really want to … Continue reading

Crunchy Deviled Eggs

For our Thanksgiving Eve dinner, Natalya and I decided to try a new deviled eggs recipe.  I saw a recipe for A Little Bit of Devilish Eggs and decided to substitute celery for chives to add a nice crunch (plus I had some leftover celery from the Whole Roasted Chicken).  These deviled eggs have a … Continue reading

Truffled Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are the ultimate party hors d’oeuvre and so very easy to make.  All you have to do is boil eggs, take out the dry yolk and mix it up with some mayonnaise and spices, and plop it back into the egg white half.  I have been making my deviled eggs in the Classic … Continue reading

Tomato and Feta Baked Eggs

This recipe is from one of my favorite cooking blogs, Kevin’s Closet Cooking, and it has quickly become my favorite breakfast dishes to make.  I was first introduced to the delicious world of baked eggs by Five Points, one of my top NYC brunch spots..  No matter how many times I go, I have to … Continue reading

Egg Salad BLT

Everyone has their own hangover cure — and usually, eggs are the popular choice.  Apparently, there is a scientific reason behind this: egg yolks contain a large amount of cysteine, which breaks down acetaldehyde, one of the culprits behind a hangover.  But enough of a nerdy babble talk, eggs are awesome.  However, fried eggs tend … Continue reading

Los Gatos Cafe, CA

Los Gatos Cafe 340 N Santa Cruz Ave Los Gatos, CA 95030 (408) 354-4647 Cash only I highly recommend trying out this cute and cozy diner, Los Gatos Cafe, especially if you’re a breakfast/brunch fanatic like myself. My boyfriend and I came here on a Sunday morning and only needed to wait about 5-10 minutes … Continue reading

Poached Eggs with Smoked Salmon and Tomato

I love Eggs Benedict or any breakfast creation that involves poaching eggs. Benedict, unfortunately, because of the Hollandaise sauce and English muffin is a bit heavy and fatty for an everyday meal. So I decided to make my poached eggs in a slightly healthier version. I consulted Yoogin K.’s recipe as a guide on how … Continue reading

Peanut Butter and Banana French Toast

If you’re looking for a little bit more than just plain french toast, try it with peanut butter and banana! This simple dish is delicious and so easy that children can pitch in to help make breakfast. Peanut Butter and Banana French Toast Yields: 1 sandwich Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 dash vanilla extract 1 dash … Continue reading