Lemon cake filled with fresh blueberries and homemade lemon curd. Frosted with a lemon curd whipped cream frosting. Adapted from this recipe in Gourmet.
Vietnamese rice bowl adapted from this recipe.
Shrimp taco on a green chili corn tortilla and filled with shrimp, zucchini, red bell pepper, corn, onion, jalapeno, green olives, cilantro and cotija cheese. Paired with a chilled avocado and cucumber soup inspired by this recipe but altered by adding cilantro, chipotle hot sauce, a little sour cream, and cumin.
Caesar salad made with kale and topped with prawns, homemade croutons, and parmesan cheese. I used this recipe for the dressing and it was perfect!
Guinness chocolate cupcake filled with espresso ganache and topped with a vanilla cream cheese frosting. Cupcake and frosting recipe adapted from this recipe and ganache adapted from this basic ganache recipe.
German pancake topped with strawberries, homemade lemon butter, maple syrup, and powdered sugar. I used this recipe (pancake part only) but added a little vanilla extract and cinnamon to the batter.
Miso broth with tofu, sho-yu tamago (soy sauce egg), seaweed, green onions, and peas. Served with steamed cabbage and soy sauce – such a ridiculously simple dish and so tasty! This was our first time trying the sho-yu tamago and we’ll definitely make them again. We used a recipe similar to this one.