My Thoughts on the Upcoming US Elections

My Thoughts on the Upcoming US Elections

So far, the political campaign we have been forced to watch this year has proved messy, ugly, filled with personal attacks, and lacking even the latest ounce of decency when it comes to addressing the real issues this country is struggling with. People are poorer and poorer, while politicians seem to get richer and richer. I am honestly flabbergasted with how so much lack of decency the people competing for the most important position in the US are constantly exhibiting….

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Cooking a Simple, Delicious Meal with Limited Expenses

Cooking a Simple, Delicious Meal with Limited Expenses

There is hardly a bigger waste on this planet, especially in the first world countries, than the waste of food. A lot of food is thrown away every day, because people do not care about watching out for their expenses, and this is, believe it or not, a cause of poverty. Spending way too much money on unhealthy food cuts both ways: you end up spending money on food that you are basically throwing away and you also end up…

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How to make great pizza at home

How to make great pizza at home

You don’t have to be a restaurant chef or even a good cook to make great pizza at home. If you just follow my simple tips even if this is your first time cooking you will be able to make a pizza that everyone will enjoy.     The dough   You can make your own dough from scratch, and I have an easy recipe for that, but you can also find some in the grocery aisle that is already…

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Why You Should Help People Who Are Less Fortunate

Why You Should Help People Who Are Less Fortunate

I am making a guiding beacon of my life to help others who are less fortunate than me. I truly believe that everyone should do the same, although I know the motivation may differ from one person to another. Here are some strong reasons in favor of helping people who are in need that may find an echo in your own set of beliefs. By helping others, you set a positive example Even without you even knowing it, there are…

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I’m volunteering!

I’m volunteering!

I am more decided than ever to pursue my goal to eradicate injustice. Well, maybe eradicate is a big word, but to do my best to help those who have been suffered from unjust treatment and life conditions. The past days, I’ve stumbled upon an opportunity to volunteer and I took it, as it is a great chance to help those less fortunate than me. It’s not the opportunity of a lifetime, it is a local project, but it doesn’t…

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Refreshing summer desserts

Refreshing summer desserts

You could say summer has an amazing culinary potential. It really turns you into a more inventive and active person when it comes to cooking because you want to prepare dishes that will refresh you and the ones around you. When it comes to summer desserts, the part you want to skip when cooking them is the baking process. That is why I propose a couple of easy to make, no-baking needed sweets for hot days. Berry shortcakes Let’s start…

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The sandwich maker: one of the greatest inventions of our times

The sandwich maker: one of the greatest inventions of our times

Sandwich makers are one of the greatest inventions of our times. This is a subjective, yet extremely pertinent opinion. If you hate cooking complicated foods, you can basically survive eating sandwiches for years or that is what I did during my college years. I’ve probably beaten the world’s record at eating grilled cheese sandwiches.  Not that I didn’t prefer other types of sandwiches as well, but these were the easiest to make. To prepare these, you need butter, American cheese…

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3 great recipes that use tortillas

3 great recipes that use tortillas

  Even though many people have the tendency to believe that tortillas aren’t the most versatile dish out there, I’ve noticed that you can do a lot with just a couple of them. Traditionally, they’re filled with all sorts of ingredients, ranging from meat to vegetables, and sauces. Burritos can even be healthy provided that you use the right foods. If you’re a vegan or vegetarian, tortillas are a nice way to spice up your daily regimen given the immense…

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My Perfect Homemade Pizza Recipe

My Perfect Homemade Pizza Recipe

  Pizza is such an easy recipe to make that anyone should know how to do it right. During my career as a chef, I have heard a lot of people complaining about the fact that they do not get the dough right, or that the toppings do not go well together and stuff like that. I have told each and every person who has ever struggled with making pizza and failing that there is always a basic recipe that…

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And … Justice for All!

And … Justice for All!

  Isn’t this something we all believe in? Justice for all should not be just simple words, they should be something to guide us in our lives! As a restaurant chef, I often get involved in community projects and I cook for the less fortunate. I am simply mad at the social injustice I see so often. There are people who do not have a roof over their heads and must worry everyday about whether they will have food on…

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