Pastalaya is like jambalaya—Andouille sausage, chicken, the kick of Cajun seasoning—with a hearty pasta twist. Pastalaya is made with pasta instead of rice! This dish is easy to make and easy on a budget. It's a filling dish to serve for large gatherings and celebrations. Pastalaya is a super easy crowd pleaser that is good
At the 31st Creole Tomato Festival, I had a fantastic cooking demo! The crowd was outstanding and interactive. I made Creole Tomato Shakshuka. Shakshuka is a tomato and egg dish that is popular in Israel. It is originally from Tunisia in North Africa. When North African Jews immigrated to Israel, they brought this staple dish
Jambalaya is a dish from Lousiana, which has its origins in the Spanish and French cuisines. The most common meat used for jambalaya is smoked sausage (usually andouille), chicken, pork, beef, turkey, shrimp, or red beans. In this recipe, Chef Eliana used Tofurky andouille sausage and chicken seitan, which makes for a tasty Vegan Jambalaya.
Hey Young Chefs! I'm a little behind on my blogging but I wanted to post this because it was so much fun and it's really exciting! On Thursday, October 10, 2013, I spent all day filming with Nickelodeon. I will be featured on Nick News with Linda Ellerbee on November 5 at 8pm Eastern. We
Hey Young Chefs! This past week, I went to New York City and ate at Iron Chef Morimoto's restaurant, Morimoto NYC, in Chelsea. The food there was delicious! First we started with Tuna Pizza. It was a crispy tortilla as the crust. On top was tuna carpaccio, cilantro micro greens, and anchovy aioli. Next, I