Tortilla Española and Garlic Aioli

My group of friends recently held a Spanish edition of the Global Supper Club, which gave me an excellent excuse to finally learn how to make a Spanish tortilla. Tortilla Española is essentially a potato frittata, and I absolutely love it. No trip to a tapas restaurant is complete without one (my favorite DC offerings come from Bodega and Estadio). I have investigated making a tortilla in the past, but I was always put off by the vast amount of … Continue reading

Sweet and Savory Salmon Teriyaki

My new favorite bite: A perfectly poached cube of salmon, soaked in homemade teriyaki sauce and sprinkled with fresh chives. It is simple and pure. Inhale – take a bite – and on the exhale, say yummmmmm. Homemade teriyaki sauce is surprisingly simple to make and requires only three ingredients. It tastes exactly how teriyaki sauce is supposed to taste, and this recipe will likely make more than you need for the salmon. It can be stored in the refrigerator and … Continue reading

Ethiopian Lentils: Misir Watt

Global Supper Club: Ethiopian Edition was scheduled for the day after my move. I was so looking forward to it and bought all of the ingredients I needed to make some spicy red lentils- one of my favorite Ethiopian dishes. Naturally, I forgot that I’d have to completely Stella-proof the new apartment before leaving her alone in there the next day, so attending the supper club was not realistic. Through my unending tears, I still managed to make my planned … Continue reading