It’s time to fire up the grill for a taste of Northern Africa in your own kitchen. Instead of using traditional chicken or lamb on these kabobs, Emily threads chunks of spice-coated barramundi onto skewers with vegetables then grills them until charred on the outside yet falling apart and tender. Barramundi is meaty enough to… Read More »
“ Cooking should be fun! Whether it’s cookies for the kiddos or a cocktail for the grown-ups, I am constantly inspired by seasonal flavors and anything that will bring my family together around the dinner table. Because that’s what food is really all about. ”
Emily is the food photographer and recipe developer behind the mouthwatering food and cocktail blog, Jelly Toast. Her recipes are seasonally-inspired and relaxed, but just elegant enough to warrant inviting a few friends over for a fun dinner party. What we absolutely can’t get enough of, though, is Emily’s hilarious writing style. She has a way of bringing her recipes to life through her words, leaving us just a little bit jealous that we aren’t that funny! Her food is made from scratch and will leave both kids and adults alike feeling comforted and satisfied. Pair that with a few of her delicious cocktails and you’ve got a tasty evening ready to go.
If there was such thing as sunshine on a plate, this dish would be it. Instead of masking the delicate flavor of barramundi with a heavy sauce, Emily lets the fish shine by simply seasoning it then searing it in a blazing hot pan until the skin crisps. Alongside, she serves a sweet, tart, and… Read More »
One of the best methods to cook fish is en papillote, or baked in a packet made out of parchment paper. First, a piece of fish is placed in the center of a piece of parchment then topped with flavorful aromatics like citrus, herbs, and vegetables along with a small pad of butter. The parchment is… Read More »
Every Italian household has their staple “red sauce” recipe, perfect for tossing over pasta, spooning over meatballs, or just dipping bread into. Even if you didn’t have Nonna showing you her secrets, this recipe is our new go-to. Usually, developing deep and complex flavors in a tomato sauce requires hours of simmering but Emily solves… Read More »
If you’re a James Bond geek, then you’ll love this drink, created and invented by the man himself. Or, more accurately, by Ian Fleming, the author of the Bond series, including the 1953 novel Casino Royale. In a famous scene at a bar, the secret agent gives the bartender very strict instructions: “Just a moment. Three… Read More »
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