Miso Chipotle Pasta

Get ready for a clash of nationalities. This miso chipotle pasta takes Asian, Mexican, and Italian flavors to create an unbelievably delicious dish. This pasta dish is spicy, smokey, and yet surprisingly bright. If you like things spicy, but your tolerance is low this one is for you. Best part? This dish is ready in 20 minutes and takes minimal prep making it a great weeknight dinner. Chipotles in adobo was my lifeline in college. At a $1.50 a can…

Spicy Calabrian Shrimp

If you’ve been following for a while you have probably picked up that there are a few flavor profiles I often play into. Salty, sour, texture, but by far my favorite is spicy. This spicy Calabrian shrimp recipe is buttery, and garlicky, and packed with tremendous flavor. Might I also mention it’s herby, with just the right amount of heat and flavor from the Calabrian chili paste. If you are having a hard time figuring out what this dish tastes…

Spicy Caper Pasta

This one is for all my spicy lovers out there. Spicy Caper Pasta is briny, spicy, and is done in mere minutes. You might be skeptical thinking, where is the sauce? Well that is the best part. There is no traditional sauce here. The pasta is coated in a garlic herb infused olive oil that takes 15 minutes to make. This dish is great for a quick lunch or a solo dinner on a crunch, however if you want to…

Chili Oil Pork and Shrimp Dumplings

dump·ling | ˈdəmpliNG | (noun) a small ball of dough (usually stuffed) that may be boiled, fried, or steamed. These pork and shrimp dumplings are the next on my Asian kick this month. If you read my Black Bean Garlic Chili Noodles post then you know that I recently found my solution for obtaining Asian ingredients and products living in the suburbs. Thank you Umamicart for being extremely convenient and having all my go-to staples. So what is my favorite…