Portuguese Chicken

In honor of my mother and father’s 50th wedding anniversary this September, I wanted to prepare something special. Something that represented them. So I called my mom and asked her if there was one dish that both my mother and father adored. It didn’t even take her a second to think. She knew. “Portuguese Chicken“,…

Authentic Pho

Perhaps it was seeing a recent Pho recipe posted by my friend and neighbor Alexis in New York City, or maybe the impending visit with my long-lost best friend Arian, otherwise known as my little Pho junkie, or it could have been the nostalgia I have been feeling of our honeymoon in Southeast Asia that…

Chicken Pot Pie

I have made many things in my life, but to my own disbelief, I had never prepared a chicken pot pie! Even its name emits wholesomeness, and that is precisely the feeling that it gifts us with when we eat it: that wholesome, cozy, comfy feeling, like putting on an old sweater or a pair…