Roasted Chicken Masala – Rotisserie Chicken

Roasted Chicken Masala – Rotisserie Chicken On a recent trip back to NY, my sister gave us a huge supply of spices from the Park Slope Coop. So many that I decided upon returning to Beijing to try to make a home made Masala. I’ve tried Chicken Masala before in the past but here’s a…

Sourdough Walnut Bread Recipe

Sourdough Walnut Bread Recipe I’ve been baking my own sourdough bread for over a year now. White sourdough is probably one of the most satisfying and easy artisanal breads to make as the white sourdough is pretty forgiving and the fermentation and proofing times are reasonable. Recently, I’ve decided it’s time to move on to…

Chicken and Okra Gumbo Recipe

Chicken and Okra Gumbo Recipe If you like thick sauces with intense flavors (who doesn’t), then this Chicken and Okra recipe is for you! Because it’s flour based, it does take some time to cook in however – you start by making a roux which takes about 1.5 hours. But believe me it’s well worth…

German Style Pretzels Recipe

German Style Pretzels Recipe If you live in a city that has a lot of street vendors, you’re probably pretty familiar with street pretzels. These are ‘ok’ in my opinion – usually too dry and too chewy. Here in NY the latest addition to bread bakeries are pretzels. They are served warm and you can…