Monthly Archives: June 2015

Vietnamese (ish) Chicken Wings

Like so many others, I was inspired to make these chicken wings after tasting Pok Pok’s mouth wateringly delicious wings in Portland, Oregon. I wanted to re-create the recipe at home. I ran across a recipe which included maple syrup

Vietnamese (ish) Chicken Wings

Like so many others, I was inspired to make these chicken wings after tasting Pok Pok’s mouth wateringly delicious wings in Portland, Oregon. I wanted to re-create the recipe at home. I ran across a recipe which included maple syrup

Beijing street food: Uyghur style kebabs (Yangrou Chuanr) and Tiger Salad (Laohu Cai)

Beijing summer nights for me meant that it was street food season. The nights were warm, and it felt good to be outside after a long Beijing winter. Some restaurants would do brisk business by putting plastic tables and chairs

Beijing street food: Uyghur style kebabs (Yangrou Chuanr) and Tiger Salad (Laohu Cai)

Beijing summer nights for me meant that it was street food season. The nights were warm, and it felt good to be outside after a long Beijing winter. Some restaurants would do brisk business by putting plastic tables and chairs

Cod With Carrots And Leeks

My mother in-law has a huge repertoire of delicious vegetarian side dishes. I love her sautéed leeks and carrots dish, which is sweet and lemony. I thought the flavors would be a perfect accompaniment to cod. This dish is light

Cod With Carrots And Leeks

My mother in-law has a huge repertoire of delicious vegetarian side dishes. I love her sautéed leeks and carrots dish, which is sweet and lemony. I thought the flavors would be a perfect accompaniment to cod. This dish is light

Singapore

Back in March ’15, my amazing husband gave me a present, a really big present. It was a trip to Singapore (one week, including travel time) to spend time with one of my most adored friends and attend her 40th

Singapore

Back in March ’15, my amazing husband gave me a present, a really big present. It was a trip to Singapore (one week, including travel time) to spend time with one of my most adored friends and attend her 40th

2 divine speads: Carrot with yogurt and dill and Muhammara

2 divine spreads – Carrot, dill and yogurt and Muhammara

My carrot spread and muhammara are perfect appetizers for when guests come over. Let’s start with the carrot spread. My mother in-law makes this Turkish spread, or a version of it, that instantly took me back to a carrot salad

2 divine speads: Carrot with yogurt and dill and Muhammara

2 divine spreads – Carrot, dill and yogurt and Muhammara

My carrot spread and muhammara are perfect appetizers for when guests come over. Let’s start with the carrot spread. My mother in-law makes this Turkish spread, or a version of it, that instantly took me back to a carrot salad

Cinnamon Salmon With Sweet Potatoes and Onions

My mother in-law made me a salmon with caramelized onions dish seasoned with cinnamon and brown sugar. I originally thought it was a strange combo…..until I tried it.  I instantly loved it and just knew it would be a dish

Cinnamon Salmon With Sweet Potatoes and Onions

My mother in-law made me a salmon with caramelized onions dish seasoned with cinnamon and brown sugar. I originally thought it was a strange combo…..until I tried it.  I instantly loved it and just knew it would be a dish

About Me

My name is Sarelle Hayek, and I’m using this blog as a creative output for all the things I enjoy, namely, food, cooking, travel, and anything else I want to share. I’ve really enjoyed putting this blog together. If you

About Me

My name is Sarelle Hayek, and I’m using this blog as a creative output for all the things I enjoy, namely, food, cooking, travel, and anything else I want to share. I’ve really enjoyed putting this blog together. If you