Longan Fruit Salad

Longan, cherries, and cantaloupe with kumquat citrus syrup. It’s summertime, and some of the best fruits are in season. So why not throw them together in a tasty salad? This salad is made with one of my favorite tropical fruits, longans. The fruit is from a tree in the soapberry family of which lychee and […]

Short Rib Sopes

Chili and tomato braised short rib in deep-fried masa cups with pickled onions and cilantro crema. To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, I made these Mexican deep-fried sopes, filled with tender short rib and served with cilantro lime crema. Many of the ingredients that go into the beef braise get toasted. Toasting the spices and tomato […]