Why did the chikin cross the interstate… Sorry, not sorry… I have not had much time to write, my food post's stories normally take about 2 hours to write. I kinda got sidetracked with what started as a simple part swap for one of my 3D printers, we decided to rebuild and upgrade everything with new wiring, custom printed parts, nozzles, etc. At the same time I have been teaching Jesse a cad designing program Called fusion 360, and he also wanted to learn more electronics, so programming and electronics have been thrown on the table for me to
Wepa! Latin food is one of my favorite things to eat and being in NYC is not hard to find or is it? Now if I had said Spanish food that would be a different story. Let me explain and break it down… Latin America what does that mean? It the places that only Spain and Portugal conquered and colonized and the places Spain only colonized is called Hispanic America. Every Latin country has its food and customs and culture. The food may sound the same but it different. So you can not say it’s all Spanish food. Mexican
Lost and not found... I was about to post about Mother's Day. I had written about how it started, about Father's Day, About greeting cards, and the recipe for our short ribs 4 hour cook dinner the smoothest potatoes ever with a tamis. the meaning of life. but the document save got corrupted and is now everything I wrote is gone... and I am not going to rewrite it. So here are pictures of just the food I and Jesse made for Mother's Day.
Get your hotdogs here! Most people have never had tried real Mexican food... Let me break it down to you why… Like everyone, at one point I thought I did, I had eaten tacos with ground meat lettuce tomatoes ground beef in a yellow corn shell. Maybe you had something fancy like a burrito or enchiladas in a Mexican restaurant with Mexican people working there, so it must mean it's real, right? Possibly... maybe... just like the Chinese restaurant with the Chinese people who work behind the bulletproof glass and you have to talk into the mic to ask
Holy trinity…! I have been to New Orleans 4 times 2 when I was on tour 1 time on a food expedition for my friend who was opening up a restaurant, and the last time was when I was a animator and demo artist I was asked to speak on a panel about 3D software at Siggraph with some of the top artists of the time. The 2 things in common with these trips: 1st I was on business or on stage on the trips. 2nd I tried every Cajun and Creole dish I could while I was there.
Hong Kong gardens... Growing up in Chinatown I ate all kinds of eggs fried, hard-boiled, soft boiled, water eggs, steamed egg custard, and omelet even the thousand year old egg 🥚 😲... When I was a kid we never had egg foo young as most people know it a deep-fried dark omelet filled with vegetables and some protein in almost a flying saucer shape then topped with some ubiquitous brown sauce. Egg Foo Young We ate a soft omelet with maybe 2 3 ingredients max. Topped with just a drizzle of oyster sauce and soy sauce. Egg
I want it now! Everybody nowadays wants everything fast including food. In my previous dinner it was a slow process making everything from scratch. Now I wanted to go in the opposite direction can I make a complete dinner by the time the water boils? Yes! Instant noodles but I am sure I make mine a little different let me explain what instant noodles are first… Instant noodles have saved many broke college kids from starving to death and all the people who don’t know how to cook can still make instant Raman. Momofuku Ando invented the instant noodle
Scratch that itch… I was in an ambitious mood yesterday I wanted to make something that no one has ever heard of before..well some of you. I also wanted to make everything from scratch I mean everything. So I made Sabich let me tell you what it is… If you ever had a pita sandwich it something like it… yet nothing like it. It’s Israeli street food but more about that in a minute. It contains 3 ingredients that make it special the fried eggplant, boiled eggs, and Amba! When was the last time you had Amba
Table for 3 please... Here we are again with another pasta dish, but this one is kinda Special There are a lot of pasta dishes, but pasta primavera is different, let me tell you why... A lot of pasta Dishes come from the old country where grandma’s grandma Handed down recipes etc. Well not with pasta primavera... it was invented in the mid-1970s Right here in NYC. I remember having it prepared table side at le cirque, but it was never on the menu, you had to know to order off the menu which would impress your friends.
Please sir may I have some more...? Pea Soup If you are the age where they served split pea soup in schools then you know the nightmares it caused for the lunch ladies. Let me explain... Pea soup has always had a bad rap they even used it as special effects in The Exorcist! The Exorcist Till one day you taste that perfect bowl of creamy pea soup! But when did we ￼started eating Pea Soup? Pea soup has been around for a long time longer than you great grandma Take a guess? Well it was first