Grilled Duck Breast with Oriental Chili Sauce

My cooking style, when presented with options in terms of time and selection of raw materials, tends to run, almost regardless of season, to fusion-food styles, which are inspired by a variety of cuisines, ranging from rustic French and Italian to Southeast Asian, with anything and everything (provided it tastes good and can be combined well) in-between. Since the friend who visited the weekend before … Continue reading Grilled Duck Breast with Oriental Chili Sauce

The Slandered Gluten

It seems you can’t walk a step in the food world these days without stumbling over gluten-free issues.  Gluten-free products are rising in demand, and people buy them–at a stiff premium, I must note–and more interstingly, regardless of whether they suffer a gluten allergy to a particular species of grain, or coeliac disease. Now, before I go any further, for those who are not familiar … Continue reading The Slandered Gluten