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Carrot Pumpkin Farrotto (Farro Risotto)

Farro is an interesting option to give rice a break.  That’s why I decided to recreate my Pumpkin risotto with Farro, therefore enjoy the Carrot...

Nuoc Mam Chanh – Chile Lime Dipping Sauce

Nuoc Mam Chanh is a spicer Vietnamese dipping sauce. Goes well with Spring Rolls, fish, Vietnamese pancakes and grilled meats....

Nuoc Mam Gung – Ginger Lime Dipping Sauce

Nuoc Mam Gung is a simple Vietnamese dipping sauce. It’s the less fishy, more citrusy than other dipping sauces. Goes well with Spring Rolls, fish,...

Basic Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

Nuoc Cham is a simple Vietnamese dipping sauce. Goes well with Spring Rolls, fish, Vietnamese pancakes and grilled meats....

How to cook a tender octopus

Cooking an octopus is easier than it seems. Follow this process and you’ll always get a tender octopus ready to be eaten or grilled....

Pulpo a la gallega

One of the most traditional Spanish dishes, the most popular way of eating octopus. This is my personal take on it....

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

One of my son Fausto’s favorite that reminds him of California. The secret is to cook onions and pineapple altogether so that the onions caramelize....