Tag: appetizer

Nobu Matsuhisa’s New Style Salmon Sashimi

Nobu Matsuhisa’s New Style Salmon Sashimi

For those who don’t know, Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa is a Japanese celebrity chef and restaurateur. Nobu is known for his unique fusion style of blending Japanese dished with Peruvian ingredients. Nobu’s super-star status can in part be credited to his friendship to Robert De Niro, who […]

Sea Scallop Ceviche

Sea Scallop Ceviche

I have been struggling to get a post up the last several days. I lost a close friend recently and although I had been mentally preparing for this for years, it hit me substantially harder than I anticipated. Loss sucks. But today I woke up […]

Homemade Gravlax With Honey-Mustard Dill Sauce

Homemade Gravlax With Honey-Mustard Dill Sauce

Gravlax is a huge favorite of both mine and my husband. Honestly, I prefer to eat salmon like this or sashimi-style rather than cooked. The most common question I’ve heard about gravlax is how it is different from smoked salmon?  Being a New Yorker (yes, […]

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks For My Oldest Son

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks For My Oldest Son

My older son believes that he could live on mozzarella sticks—they are his guilty pleasure.  When I was his age, I loved them as well.  For lunch, my friends and I would often head to Mama’s Pizza on Broadway on the Upper West Side, right […]

Herb Marinated Goat Cheese That’s Perfect For Entertaining

Herb Marinated Goat Cheese That’s Perfect For Entertaining

Chances are, you have had this before, especially if you love cheese. If not, you have been missing out.  Marinated goat cheese is an easy and delicious thing; and if you are entertaining, your guests will love it.  It’s casual, flavorful, and it takes very […]

Savory Poppy Seed Gougéres Just like I Had At Garrisons In DC

Savory Poppy Seed Gougéres Just like I Had At Garrisons In DC

Politics aside, Washington, D.C. is an incredible place for many reasons. If you have never been, it is a must see city for young and old.  I have been to D.C. many times over the years but more recently I went with my boys and […]