Happy Monday everyone! Better yet, happy last day of Mercury retrograde AND day before Saturn retrograde! Soon we'll all be feeling energized and inspired to be our best selves. What better way to celebrate that great news than with a beautiful, unique cake? Am I right? This rose water layer cake was inspired by Qatar, … Continue reading Rose Water Layer Cake
So, you've made your own Cream Cheese Wontons, or you picked them up from your favorite Chinese restaurant and you forgot the sweet and sour sauce. Or maybe, you're plain rice and chicken could just use a little zing. No worries, I've got you covered. This recipe for homemade sweet and sour sauce is super … Continue reading Homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce
Hello, happy Sunday. Hopefully everyone had a nice weekend and you're all prepared for work tomorrow morning. This weekend I did a little practice for my drivers exam here in Qatar and I felt very 16 again. I went to dinner with my cousins at a Japanese restaurant called Nobu and it was really amazing. … Continue reading Cream Cheese Wontons
Happy Wednesday everyone! Have you heard of Howlin' Ray's? It's a Nashville Style Hot Chicken restaurant in Los Angeles, CA. If you haven't heard of them, check out their Instagram, it's totally drool worthy. I originally found them on Instagram while I was looking for things to do in LA while visiting my brother this last … Continue reading Nashville Style Chicken Sandwich
Hello all and happy Sunday! If you're reading this that means one of two things. You either got all of your stuff done on Friday and you have nothing to worry about today so hey, why not check out some recipes? Or, it means you didn't do any of those things you needed to do … Continue reading Ramen, The Good Kind Though.
Since we're on the topic of Italian dishes (see last post, lemon olive oil cake), lets talk about one of my all time favorite Italian dishes. Before I get into it, I want to say that when I first learned this recipe it did not involve half of the ingredients you'll see below. Over the … Continue reading Duck Fat and Garlic Spaghetti with crispy Prosciutto and Mushrooms.
Happy Thursday everyone! Congrats, you've almost made it through the week. Unless you're like me and you work in hospitality, your week is just starting. Whatever side you're on, I hope you're having a great Thursday. For those of you who are just ending the week, this recipe is for you. A lemon olive oil … Continue reading Lemon Olive Oil Cake; An Italian Classic.
Hey all, Happy Tuesday from Qatar, hopefully everyones week is off to a good start. Mine has been pretty slow, but good. My goal for the week is to post some recipes from my Instagram account to here, just the ones that people have asked for recipes and the ones I particularly enjoyed making. Be … Continue reading Cognac for Breakfast (Well, Cognac French Toast, Anyways)
Hey all, welcome to my blog. My name is Tay, I'm 20, and I'm a chef (kind of, I'm learning). I grew up watching the classic food network, Emril (BAM), Rachel Ray, Paula Deen, Alton Brown, etc. They were my heroes. I watched those shows like most kids watched The Suit Life of Zach and … Continue reading WELCOME