Tapas Party: Roasted Patatas Bravas

I get star-struck around chefs the way other people get around celebrities from their favorite TV shows. When I met Jose Andres at South Beach Food and Wine, I couldn’t even put into words how excited I was. I’m so inspired by him and his techniques, recipes, and electric personality. When putting together my Tapas […]

Tapas Party: Mini Salmon Cakes with Chili Garlic Dipping Sauce

These Mini Salmon Cakes were responsible for another one of my proudest moments of the  night, when I realized I’m totally and 100% capable of throwing a bunch of things in a bowl, mixing them together and creating something totally crave worthy. And I know they were craveworthy because they were gone pretty fast. I’m glad I grabbed one early […]

Tapas Party: Basil-Marinated Shrimp with Corn and Tomato Salad

Of course I’m starting out with my favorite dish from the Tapas Party. This was so simple, but so full of flavor. I made one tiny change to my Basil Pesto and used asiago cheese instead of parmesan. I could taste the difference; it wasn’t as sharp as usual, but it was still amazing! I […]