• Peri Peri (Piri Piri) Spices -- Delicious & Wonderful

    Peri Peri Spices

    Friday, 13th March 2020Tyler

    Peri Peri spices are absolutely incredible. I had never heard about them until I moved to the UK. My first week there, all I heard about was this restaurant called Nando’s. Everyone said that it was delicious. A month or two later, I finally made my way over there. You know what? Nando’s (in the UK) is really good. Why? Because of the peri peri spices. Now, the peri peri pepper is not European. While the pepper originates from the Americas, it now grows throughout southeast Africa. The sauce and seasoning, however, is Portuguese. (If you want a mini lesson on this…

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  • Carbonara - Step 4 - Final Product 2

    Classic Carbonara

    Saturday, 30th December 2017Tyler

    I woke up this morning feeling like bacon. Suffice it to say I was extremely disappointed when I opened my fridge. So, I came up with another plan. This afternoon I ran to the store and bought some. I came back and in minutes whipped together this delicious carbonara. I’ve always considered the carbonara to be a strange dish, wonderfully creamy and bacony but strange. I mean, the dish is practically pasta, cream, eggs, and bacon. There’s not much to it other than that. I don’t even know how it came about. Honestly, I can hardly imagine the original creation. It…

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  • Souvlaki

    Tuesday, 5th December 2017Tyler

    Σουβλάκι! That’s right! Souvlaki! Are you ready to Rome the streets of Athens today? (I got a good laugh out of that.) I absolutely love Greek food! Greek food has flavors that really reflect their history. As a kid, probably a lot like you, I was always eager to read Greek mythology. As an undergraduate in physics, I used Greek characters in practically everything I did. By no means does that imply that I’m quite familiar with Greece, but I do love learning about the culture, history, language, and, most importantly for you now, the food. Souvlaki reminds me of dozens…

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