For those people who never ate durian, it’s a spikey green fruit native to Southeast Asia, with a hard outer shell, and soft yellow meat inside. That’s true that it smells like trash that’s been left out in the sun too long, but for people who ate this, it tastes divine. […]

FRENCH ONION SOUP INGREDIENT 1/2 cup butter 4 onions, sliced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 bay leaves 2 fresh thyme sprigs Salt to taste Black pepper to taste 1 cup red wine, about 1/2 bottle 3 heaping tablespoons all-purpose flour 500 ml. chicken broth 1 baguette bread, sliced 200 gms. […]

TENDERLOIN ROULADE INGREDIENTS 1 (1-pound) tenderloin, trimmed 1/4 cup chopped shallots 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese 3 chopped walnuts, toasted 2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme Salt and pepper to taste Olive oil for cooking DIRECTIONS Prepare grill to medium heat. Slice tenderloin lengthwise, cutting to, but not through, other side. […]

SEARED SALMON Pan Seared salmon served along with candid tomatoes & martini veloute INGREDIENTS 180 gms. Salmon steak, skin on 2 no. blanched tomatoes, deskinned, deseeded and diced 3 big fresh basil leaves, shredded 1 tsp. garlic, minced 1 tsp. chilly flakes 1 cup white wine 2 tsp. corriander seeds […]

SEMOLINA CHICKEN Oven Roasted Chicken legs served with saffron cooked semolina, butter tossed vegetables INGREDIENTS 2 chicken legs with skin 1 tsp. mustard 2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves 1 ½ tbsp. garlic, minced Olive oil for marination and cooking 2 tbsp. semolina 1 cup milk 1 pinch saffron 1 tbsp. […]

There is a good news for aspiring and established culinary professionals from The James Beard Foundation. From April 1, the James Beard Foundation, the America’s preeminent culinary organization, will accept applications for over 100 scholarships, tuition waivers, and grant opportunities in 2018. This year, more than $690,000 will be available […]

TENDERLOIN ALA OSCAR Grilled tenderloin steak, crab meat, béarnaise sauce and asparagus tips served with rosemary sauce INGREDIENTS 4 tenderloin steak (180 gms.) 2 tsp. garlic, minced 2 tsp. mustard paste 2 tsp. rosemary, chopped 1 tbsp. olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 5 nos. asparagus tips 1 tbsp. […]