Monte Cristo Crepes

I had never heard of a Monte Cristo Sandwich maybe until 5-6 years ago when Mike took me to a little hole in the wall in Georgetown in Seattle called Smarty Pants. Once I tasted the ham and cheese sandwich on egg dipped fried bread with powdered sugar and jam on the side, I was…

Asian style beef stuffed pineapple

Its August now and we are still living in the surreal world of Covid, its kind of like an alternate universe, something you’ve seen in a sci-fi movie and can’t believe its really happening to you. For months now I work from home and fate had it that I had to drive into the office…

French Onion Soup

Covid 19, People quarantined for over 3 months now,, summer vacation plans cancelled, Riots across the world, “Anarchy” in Capitol Hill (or not..depending on who you ask) historically unprecedented unemployment, toxic media coverage of everything and anything that is currently going on in the world and in all this mayhem, NASA launches the first private…

Magic Coffee – Dalgona coffee

The last two weeks of my quarantine have been filled with delicious food since I am cooking every day and I have also been incredibly caffeinated, thanks to this newly discovered coffee inspired by South Korean candy of the same name. One of my colleagues at work shared a photo of this coffee with me…

Orange scented French Toast

So what do you do when you can’t go anywhere? I cook and bake, if you are more ambitioned you might be cleaning out your closets or the king of ambition – you tackle a remodel. I can’t put my mind to anything meaningful but baking and just so that I feel somewhat accomplished I…

Bacon Waffles in times of Crisis

  I’ve seen it happening in the movies but never thought I would find myself in the middle of a full blown worldwide pandemic – COVID 19 outbreak – a new virus from China – with Washington being one of the top epicenters in the United States. Now if you belong to the lucky ones,…