For my last beef recipe, I decided to go big or go home. Literally. I mean I cooked “filet mignon”, which is one of the thickest cuts there is. So I’m talking big steakhouse style cut right here.
“Filet mignon” comes from the smaller end of the beef tenderloin. It is the equivalent of the pork tenderloin that I cooked the other week. As such, it is the most tender part of beef and consequently the priciest. Continue reading “Passion Project: Filet Mignon with French Butter and Roasted Asparagus”
It took me a while to try risotto as a home cooked meal. I usually just order it at the restaurant because it’s so much easier. There’s no preparation involved, and no long hours spent over the stove, stirring the grains over and over again… So yes, it took me while to try to make risotto. But oh my, was I wrong!
Continue reading “End of Summer Asparagus Risotto with Green Onions”
Consistent with my ever present need to splurge on veggies at the market, I bought a huge bunch of green asparagus a while back that I never took the time to use. I had to find a solution, and I didn’t have much time left. So I decided I’d go ham (pun intented) and use it raw with some Italian prosciutto. Continue reading “Raw Asparagus Salad with Prosciutto, Thai Basil, and a Spicy Lime-Parmesan Dressing”
Hi everyone, I have two announcements for you today! The first one is that for the rest of the summer (due to my internship) I will only be posting one recipe per week, on Wednesdays, instead of three.
The second one is that I will now be able to spend even more time on the recipes that I will share with you. So without further due, I present to you my new culinary crush: shaved asparagus salad!
Continue reading “Shaved Asparagus Spring Salad with a Parmesan-Lemon Dressing”