Cilantro Red Pepper Pesto

Cilantro Red Pepper Pesto

Hi Friends, This week's a short one, as I have to get back to studying for the GRE, which I will be taking on Wednesday morning.  This week I've been craving the comfort foods courtesy of my long days of studying.  My favorite comfort food in Berkeley is Cheeseboard.  For those who've never heard of [...]

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Shrimp and Scallop Tacos

Shrimp and Scallop Tacos

There's no time like summer for shrimp and scallops on the barbie. In San Diego, the food culture is centered around the fish taco, and eating a good fish taco is a life changing experience.  If you don't believe me, ask my boyfriend who claimed he didn't like fish before he had his first San [...]

Eggplant Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese

Eggplant Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese

I was having a dinner party the other night.  A number of vegetarians were invited, and so I needed to get a little more creative than usual.   My roommate often makes Bacon wrapped stuffed dates as an appetizer at many of the events we host together, but for obvious reasons, bacon was not on the [...]

Buckwheat Soba Veggie Stir Fry topped with Wild Salmon

Buckwheat Soba Veggie Stir Fry  topped with Wild Salmon

My roommate and I spend a lot of our evenings cooking up large tasty dinners for each other and whatever starving friend we've adopted this week.  There's nothing more soothing after a stressful day than a big bowl of noodles and vegetables. I'd been craving an Asian noodle dish to replace our usual Italian dishes, and [...]