Coconut Cream Pie

Graham cracker macadamia nut crust filled with a coconut milk custard and topped with fluffy meringue. I grew up eating coconut cream pies that were only flavored with coconut. If I was lucky, they had some shredded coconut mixed into the filling or crust. Now, there is nothing wrong with these pies. They’re delicious. But […]

Crispy Pork Belly with Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Crispy glazed pork belly, tender sweet potato gnocchi, gingered coconut cream, fresh basil, chilis, and crunchy peanuts. This dish is sweet, spicy, and very rich. To make the gnocchi, bake the sweet potato until tender. Peel off the skin and mash with a fork or ricer. Cool the potato completely before adding the egg yolk, […]

Watermelon Salad

Vine-ripened watermelon, tomato, and cucumber drizzled with curry oil, dolloped with coconut cream, finished with fresh herbs and crunchy peanuts. A Thai inspired sweet-savory summer salad. This salad is pretty easy to make. However, it does require some advanced preparation. I would begin making this salad at least two hours before I intended to serve […]