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Spinach and Broccoli Cheese Pie – Starbucks Hong Kong copycat

Spinach and Broccoli Cheese Pie – Starbucks Hong Kong copycat

Olivia and I love the Starbucks spinach and broccoli cheese pie, which for some reason, has disappeared from the local Hong Kong outlets over the last few weeks.  This savory, bright and comforting treat became our go to item at the Hong Kong airport, or 

Ribollita – Tuscan Bean and Vegetable Soup

Ribollita – Tuscan Bean and Vegetable Soup

Clearly the translation will not sound appealing, as Ribollita means reboiled. Who would like a bowl of reboiled for dinner? Doesn’t sound quite as appealing when translated.  Even better, the consistency of this “soup” is thicker and well, more mushy than soup, so who would 

Pasta Carbonara with Peas

Pasta Carbonara with Peas

1-Pasta Carbonara

Traditional Carbonara does not have peas or cream, onions or garlic, but this is the version that our family loves, and since it has bacon and eggs…what else could we call it?

Smoky Cilantro Pesto with Penne and Cherry Tomatoes

Smoky Cilantro Pesto with Penne and Cherry Tomatoes

I love love love cilantro.   Swap out basil for cilantro and then replace pine nuts with smoked almonds!