Asian-Style Salmon en Papillote

Welcome to Witty in the City’s first ever fish recipe!! As you may know, I have wanted to like salmon for a long time, and my wishes finally came true! My friend and I ordered a salmon dish from my current favorite restaurant of all time, Estadio, and the fish was incredible! The skin was thick and crispy, and the salmon was cooked medium-rare. The bright pink flesh of that salmon was a gateway drug! With no experience cooking fish, … Continue reading

Horizontal Wedge Salad with Miso-Sesame Vinaigrette

When I was a kid, I would always order a wedge salad. I loved iceberg lettuce because it is consistently crisp, unlike that limp and earthy romaine. Well, times have changed, and I couldn’t tell you the last time I ate a wedge salad, cut into a large triangle and doused with russian dressing. When I was least expecting it, I came upon these inspired wedge salads in the prepared foods section at Wegmans. The iceberg lettuce was sliced vertically … Continue reading

Flavor-Bomb Thai Beef Stir Fry

I learned to make this Thai beef in my cooking class, and I’ve made it a bunch of times since then. I can’t believe I haven’t shared it with you yet, and I hope it becomes a reliable go-to meal that you can rely on like I do. Thai cooking balances savory, sweet, spicy, and sour for a really delicious and complex flavor. You can increase or decrease any of the components to suit your own tastes, and you can … Continue reading