John Dory poached in a spicy tomato, chili and wine broth

             I love John Dory. Not the person…I don’t know anyone by that name.  No, I love the fish.   That’s right, I am in love with a fish named John Dory and I seriously can’t believe I’ve gone this far in my life without trying it until this year. …

Amazing Dumplings!!

    Without dumplings, is it really Chinese New Year?  Could it be celebrated without an onslaught of fireworks, red envelopes filled with cash and a big steaming plate of dumplings?  No…它不能!!!!   So, after 5 years or so of living in China, I finally asked a friend’s mother to come and teach me how…

Cilantro Chicken Curry

      Cilantro chicken curry is one of those easy Indian curries that you can make practically anywhere.  You don’t need a lot of different spices to make it, nor a lot of time in the kitchen. All you need in a lot of fresh cilantro/coriander, chicken, ginger, garlic, and a touch of yogurt….