Sangria

Sangria

It was a hot afternoon in St. Augustine, Florida. After a long afternoon walk exploring the town, we decided to have a drink and relax for happy hour. We came by a small wine loft cafe and the waitress asked what do we want to drink. In usual days, I’ll ask for...
Eggy waffle

Eggy waffle

If you have a waffle iron, don’t need to put it away because you don’t eat the regular waffle anymore. I got a waffle iron couple years ago, and made the low carb waffle only twice. I thought it should be used more often. So I decided to try it with eggs....
Coconut avocado ice-cream

Coconut avocado ice-cream

I’ve bought the ice-cream sticks mould some time back and have not use it. Couple days ago, the avocado was on sale at $1 for two at the local market and I bought a bunch. This few days the weather has been sunny and hot in the 85 F (29 C) in Jackson Hole. And...
Iceberg wedge salad with blue cheese dressing

Iceberg wedge salad with blue cheese dressing

Our liking of iceberg wedge salad top with blue cheese dressing and crispy chopped bacon began during our recent trip to St. Augustin, Florida. The chilled and crunchy texture of this salad was refreshing for a hot day. Drizzled with the restaurant house-made creamy...
Low carb Jambalaya

Low carb Jambalaya

When I was in New Orleans, I attended a cooking demonstration session to find out how some of the local dishes are prepared. Jambalaya and Gumbo are the most common food among the southern cuisine. Both was demonstrated together with their popular Southern bread...
Creole seasoning mix

Creole seasoning mix

Almost all dishes in New Orleans uses this seasoning blend to flavor the food. I’ve looked all around town in the stores that sell this seasoning and couldn’t find one that salt is not the first ingredient and is free of sugar. So I decided to blend this seasoning at...
Garlic fried cauli rice

Garlic fried cauli rice

Using cauliflower to cook as ‘rice’ is a popular way of eating in the low carb community. I think this is a brilliant idea to replace the regular starchy rice. There are so many ways to cook a cauliflower fried rice to individual preference. When I’m...
New Orleans BBQ shrimps

New Orleans BBQ shrimps

This trip to New Orleans I’ve learned more about this southern favorite delicious BBQ shrimps. Don’t be mislead by the name BBQ, you don’t need a grill to cook this. In New Orleans, barbecued shrimp means sautéed shrimp in Worcestershire-spiked butter sauce. This dish...
Lemon cream sauce

Lemon cream sauce

I discovered this lemon cream sauce during our visit to St. Augustin, Florida. The blackened fish we fell in love with was served with this lemon cream sauce for dipping. I think it compliment the fish very well. After experimenting by eating with other seafood at...
Blackened fish

Blackened fish

We fell in love with blackened fish the last trip in St. Augustin, Florida. The restaurant in the town of St. Augustin, Harry’s grill and seafood, got us ‘addicted’ to the Blackened fish served with lemon cream sauce. The next day when we lunch at...