Breakfast Of Champions # 62 – Baked Breakfast Wrap

  Here we have the perfect breakfast for dog owners (and everybody else who loves a great breakfast and can wait awhile before breakfast is ready,) 🙂 Once the prep has been done (you can do this the previous evening), just put the wrap into the oven (hot or cold), turn to 375F and walk your […]

Spinach Wrap With Smoked Spicy Sausage, Coleslaw And Black Beans

Before  I started this post today, I googled “Wrap”, to see some comparison to what I had prepared for dinner. To tell you the truth, almost all of them, especially the ones from food chains, look absolutely gorgeous – well balanced with equal amounts of protein, lettuce and other “Stuff” 🙂 The problem??? Almost all these […]

Curried Garbanzo And Potato Wrap With Raita

> > Curried  garbanzos (chickpeas) are one of my favorite snacks. They are quick and easy to prepare and their heat (add as much chile flakes or cayenne pepper as you can handle) makes for a great snack when boring pretzels just won’t do. Today I prepared one of the hybrids of curried garbanzos I […]

Spinach Wrap With Curried Garbanzos And Shrimp

> > Once  in a while I prepare for myself curried garbanzo beans (chick peas) as a snack. Today I took it a step further and gave the garbanzos the honor to be the center of this delicious culinary concoction. Quick and easy to prepare, it is a great dish to showcase to full advantage the […]

Spicy Lamb Tortilla Wraps

> > These  lamb wraps are even tastier than they look. Twice ground lamb, lots of seasoning and good salsa, a few squirts of lime and fresh guacamole made this a great, quick, economic ( we don’t say cheap 🙂  ) lunch. Bon Appetit !   Life is Good ! Guacamole Recipe Salsa Mexicana Recipe […]

Curried Langostino And Egg Salad Wrapped In Roti Prata ( 印度煎饼 )

> > While  I was preparing tonight’s pratas (parathas, roti canai), my cravings for the final dish became so strong that I did not even bother to decorate the food a bit. I just could not wait to dig in, as I remembered with great affection the tasty roti’s I had in India, Pakistan, Singapore, […]

Easy Does It # 37 – Homemade Gyozas (Potstickers)

: : : Gyōza (Japan), Potstickers (USA), Jiǎozi (China), Mandu (Korea), Maultaschen (Germany),  Pierogi (Eastern Europe), Pelmeni (Russia), Ravioli (Italy) are just a few names for stuffed dumplings/dough pockets which are served around the World. Nearly all cuisines have at least one variation of these delicious marvels. Some are eaten as snacks, others as appetizers […]

Pork Congee – (猪肉粥) – (Pork Porridge)

: . : : Click here for more  Pork  on  ChefsOpinion : Click here for more  Pig  on  ChefsOpinion : Click here for more  Congee  on  ChefsOpinion : : P.S. There is an extensive article about congee from around the world below the following pictures : : Bon Appétit !   Life is Good ! : […]


> > > Meatballs come in many shapes, sizes and flavors. In the western cuisine we are most familiar with Italian meatballs, while in Asian cuisine soup dumplings are the most common. Among Asian meatballs, Chinese lion heads are probably my favorite plain (no wrapper) meatballs. They are usually served in a flavorful soup, loaded […]

Chinese Pork Dumplings In Tamarind Broth

> > > Chinese dumplings in soup – there must be a thousand and one variations. Different stuffings, different shapes, different wrappers to enclose the dumplings, dumplings without wrappers (spherical), different broths/soups, thick soups, clear soups, different vegetables to include in the soups, etc, etc, etc. Then there are all the other Asian countries who have […]