Chunky Split Pea Soup in a black ceramic bowl served on a wooden board. A chunky spoonful of delicious and savory soup is being lifted out of the bowl.

Chunky Split Pea Soup

Today, I have a special treat for you – a classic dish that has stood the test of time: Chunky Split Pea Soup. This humble…
Baked Kibbeh in the tray. It’s cut into diamond shaped pieces each topped with a pine nut

Baked Kibbeh

Baked Kibbeh is a layered dish. The outer layers are created from a finely ground bulgur (cracked wheat) dough, which forms a deliciously crispy exterior when…
Creamy Mushroom Risotto Served in a wooden bowl on a placemat

Creamy Mushroom Risotto

Creamy Mushroom Risotto (Risotto ai Funghi) is an easy dish to prepare, as long as you can find the right ingredients.  When making Risotto, the…
Savory onion soup in a serving bowl topped with croutons.

Savory Onion Soup

Savory Onion Soup is hearty, delicious, and is a popular soup in Japan.  In Japan, onion consommé is extremely popular and is sold in powdered…
Marinated Basil Chicken on a bed of spaghetti on a ceramic plate. There is a salad and a cup of tea behind it.

Marinated Basil Chicken

Marinated Basil Chicken is one of those meals that I could eat once a week. This tender chicken can be under in so many ways…
Chicken loaf with some thin slices cut on a slate plate

Gourmet Chicken Loaf

Gourmet chicken loaf is an old fashioned meat loaf that can be enjoyed hot or cold.  When served hot, try it with some piping hot…
Paella with chicken and olives in a hot plate being served into a ceramic bowl

Chicken and Olive Paella

Chicken and Olive Paella is one of many types of paella dishes that I love to make, but because you need a large flat pan…
Smokey Marinated Oysters on a round wooden cutting board over a lettuce leaf

Smoky Marinated Oysters

Smoky Marinated Oysters, Kaki Kunsei Aemono (牡蠣燻製和物) in Japanese, are easy to prepare and can be enjoyed as an appetizer or as a yummy small…
Peanut butter bars with a layer of chocolate on top, stacked on a ceramic plate

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars are so delicious and satisfying that if you keep a few of these in the freezer they will put an end…