Fake burrata

Dec. 17, 2009, 12:30 p.m. | by Adriano Petrich | Categories: 5 ingredients or less easy sidedish | comments

The Fake Burrata

True burrata is a very soft and creamy cheese encased on a solid spherical shell of mozzarella.

Also bona fide burrata is kind of hard to find in Brazil. I did find it a couple of times but it is not a constant thing.

On the other hand, making burrata is as complicated as making mozzarella. You ...

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Escabeche series: 1 - Pantry escabeche

Nov. 28, 2009, 10:23 p.m. | by Adriano Petrich | Categories: easy fish sidedish | comments

The Escabeche Series

Escabeche is my new object of obsession, and it is a great one.

It is an acid marinate that can be served hot, warm or even cold (don’t finch, it is the most common way to eat it).

Instead of Ceviche which the food is chemically cooked by the action of the acid, in Escabeche the food ...

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Cool yogurt and cucumber salad: Fighting the heat

Oct. 17, 2009, 1 p.m. | by Adriano Petrich | Categories: 5 ingredients or less easy sidedish | comments

Yeah, sometimes we bit more than we can chew.. specially with hot foods


Sources of heat

I have to let you in a secret: I like spiced food; and a bigger secret: A LOT!

But rest assured that my carvings are not for only heat.. but for the fresh taste of hot pepper. I’d rather have a very tasty pepper ...

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