Indian Cooking Class (Brooklyn, NY)

I recently took a trip to Mukti’s Kitchen in Brooklyn for a three-hour Indian cooking class. Knowing that Indian food is difficult to make, I was nervous signing up for the class. But, I tapped into my curiosity and love for Indian food and decided to give it a try. When I arrived at Mukti’s…

Review: Mad For Chicken (Queens, NY)

Curious Foodies, if you’re scratching your head and wondering what in the world is “Korean Fried Chicken,” then I’m sorry – I’m genuinely sorry you lived your entire life without feasting on this magical dish. Korean Fried Chicken has, in my heart, stripped Kentucky Fried Chicken‘s right to use the acronym, “KFC.”   If you…

Awake Caffeinated Chocolate

I’m pretty much always tired and while I love naps and coffee, I don’t always have the time to rest or run to a coffee shop. That’s where Awake Caffeinated Chocolate comes in handy. They come in three delicious flavors; dark, milk, and caramel.The Dark chocolate is perfectly rich, while the Milk chocolate was silky…

Home-baked Bread for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and most of us are gonna be heading back home to spend some time with our families. Sure, everyone will love to see you again after two months, but I’m sure they’ll be even more thankful if you bring back a bread recipe! The smell of freshly baked bread…

Steakhouse Quality at Home

Everyone knows the anxious feeling and ensuing disappointment of cutting into a steak to check if it’s cooked properly, only to find an overcooked, grey center. With a little help from something known as “sous-vide”, you’ll never have to experience that feeling again. All you have to do is set the time and temperature that…

Indian Cooking Class

I recently took a trip to Mukti’s Kitchen in Brooklyn for a three-hour Indian cooking class. Knowing that Indian food is difficult to make, I was nervous signing up for the class. But, I tapped into my curiosity and love for Indian food and decided to give it a try. When I arrived at Mukti’s…

My favorite part about making cookies is sneaking some dough away to the side to eat as is. But there’s only so much you can have before the paranoia of dangers of eating raw eggs and flour kick in. Now there’s a way to eat all the cookie dough you’d like without a worry. DŌ…

Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle

These have been a long-time favorite snack of mine. The best brownie piece to get is the corner, right? With Sheila G’s brownie brittle, you get the crispy corner piece every time. It’s amazing. These come in six flavors; my favorites are the chocolate chip and the toffee crunch.The other day I got a chance…

Bubbie’s Mochi

For those of you who don’t know, mochi icecream is one of my favorite snacks. Mochi ice-cream is a ball-shaped, chewy rice snack, filled with ice-cream. If you’ve never tried it, get ready to try Bubbie’s and become obsessed. This stuff is really really damn good. Most brands of mochi don’t have too many flavors,…

The Tao of Tea

I’ve always been a tea drinker. Caffeinated, decaffeinated, hot, cold, fruity, herbal, green, black – I love it all. When I walked passed The Tao of Tea booth at the Fancy Food Show, I sampled one of their delicious teas and knew I had to try more. I made sure to get some more flavors…

Giambri’s Quality Sweets

At this year’s summer fancy food show, I got a chance to try Giambri’s famous porous lemon sticks. These hand pulled lemon-flavored hard candy rods with a porous center are delicious. Because of the porous center, these sticks are made to serve as a straw for fresh lemon juice. This idea is AMAZING. Stick the…

Tony’s Chocolonely

Tony’s Chocolonely makes the perfect chocolate bars to snack on any time. My favorite bar is the milk chocolate caramel sea salt. I’m not a huge fan of dark chocolate, but I still loved the dark chocolate coffee crunch bar. Every single one of these bars are rich in flavor. I tried six of their…