Posts tagged ‘Food’

October 5th, 2014

Cooking with Cookbook – Tavola Calda

by Lauren

image (8)

Gregorio and Filippo are the “new” guys on the Little Italy block, sharing amazing Italian dishes in a very unique way. Cookbook Tavola Calda, offers the perfect variety of meals that are already cooked, prepared and ready for hungry customers to pick what they want for a quick lunch to go, or a pleasant, leisurely dining experience.

IMG_2007IMG_2022

We were invited to come help cook a few dishes and see what Cookbook Tavola Calda is all about. Chef Gregorio planned … Read more...

June 9th, 2014

Maple & Cardamom Salmon Burger {with Chipotle Aioli}

by Lauren

salmonburger4

Soooo we’re going to Italy in THREE days!!! Chrissy and her man leave tomorrow and Chris and I are right behind them. We’re headed to Sorrento for our friend’s wedding where there will be a 5 course meal served over 4 hours, a man making fresh mozzarella, unlimited wine, and spectacular views.

We are so excited!

salmonburger

While they do many, many things regarding food well in Italy, they do not do burgers well. To combat our American cravings and enjoy … Read more...

May 14th, 2014

Oregano, Walnut & Feta Pesto

by Lauren

pesto3

You’ve probably heard about the fires going on here in San Diego. Our prayers are with all those who are being affected. Fortunately, we are by the beach and far enough away from the fires that our air quality is still good and our homes are safe.

The sunset was quite smoky last night though – God gave us beauty from the ashes despite these terrible wildfires. Here is a photo from this morning that we took at the top … Read more...

April 24th, 2014

Roasted Beets with Cardamom Yogurt

by Lauren

beets2

We must apologize at this point. We must. You’re probably wondering where the heck we’ve been. As with most humans, we have busy seasons in life that come and go, and yet this blog carries on. While we occasionally cut back on the quantity of our posts, be assured that it is to preserve our quality of posts. We don’t want to be posting our “hurried” meals with terrible photos. Only the best is reserved for the LYK and you. … Read more...

April 2nd, 2014

Simply Carnitas {tacos 2-ways}

by Lauren

carnitas3

These carnitas have been a long-time coming. Chris asks for them every time I ask what he wants for dinner. Had I realized how simple they were I would’ve appeased him long ago!

Not only are these a one-pot wonder – you just need a couple of hours around the house to watch them – but they also have so few ingredients! It’s also an extremely inexpensive meat to buy. I call that a win-win-win.

carnitas 2

Add another win on there … Read more...