Native Foods, Palm Springs (among other locations)

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My friends and I just returned from an awesome spring break trip to Palm Springs, where we got very tan and ate a lot of delicious food. So for anyone searching for food suggestions in Palm Springs, be on the look-out, because I’ll have a few more posts coming over the course of the week!…

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Barra Wings w/ Spicy Tamarind Sauce

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Here’s a dish that has some wow factor- slap it down on the table and let people dig in with their hands. Barramundi wings, and any other fish wings for that matter, are an extremely cheap cut of fish as they come bones, fins and all (these four wings cost me $7.50). The wings are…

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Samosas w/ Hari Chutney

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Here’s a good starter for an Indian feast, Samosas with coriander chutney.  These little stuffed pastries are fried to a golden brown and work great for any finger-food occasions.  Here’s what you’ll need: Samosas Dough 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/2 tsp semolina flour 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 tbsp oil 1/4 cup less 2…

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Braised Chicken w/ Apple & Calvados

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Second Course Here you go guys, the second course. This recipe jumped out at me because it was aggressively flavoured with apples, from the granny smiths and apple cider to the Calvados brandy.  I was intrigued to see if the final dish would be overly sweet, however it worked extremely well with the seasoned chicken…

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Fennel and Citrus Salad w/ Mint

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First Course So this salad is part of a three-course meal I cooked for Priya a few Sundays ago. The next two courses will be coming in the next two days.  The recipes I used came from Food & Wine magazine, which I subscribed to as I felt my cooking was stagnating and I was…

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