This deceptively easy salad combines ready-to-eat octopus, black-eyed peas and linguiça in a 30-minute dish that would take hours to make from scratch. But no one has to know that. It’s perfect for a late spring or summer gathering outdoors, and hearty enough to serve alone as a light lunch, or as part of aContinue reading “Grilled Octopus Salad with Black-eyed Peas and Linguiça (Mild Portuguese Sausage)”
This recipe is inspired by Muhammar, a rice dish from Bahrain, where it’s also known as “Pearl Diver’s Rice.” Early Bahraini pearl divers discovered eating this aromatic rice fortified with date syrup and butter enabled them to better withstand the physiological demands of free diving at great depths for extended periods of time.1 Although it’sContinue reading “Sweet Basmati Rice with Date Syrup and Orange Blossom Water”
Since Tifosi won’t be attending F1’s Italian Grand Prix at Imola, we’ll settle for imagining a picnic at the track, with a lunch of Piadina Romagnola and a refreshing bottle of Lambrusco while watching the race from our living room floor instead. (Jump to recipe). Piadina, or Piada is a rustic flatbread with a long historyContinue reading “Piadina Romagnola”
Hi there. I’m Priscilla. Once a reluctant architect, I’m now a full time chef in New York City. This blog is about off-duty pursuits I share with my fella DP and our cat SMQ. It’s just the three of us, and if we’re not cooking up something at home, we’re out exploring our city and beyond. Welcome and enjoy.
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