Chorizo Carbonara

Last week I had an intense carb craving. I wanted something cheesy and starchy. I remembered there was a pack of chorizo slices leftover from my parents’ dinner party. I did a quick search of “chorizo pasta” and this easy recipe popped up. The main ingredients were chorizo, egg, cream and pasta, which I had.… Continue reading Chorizo Carbonara

Baked Caprese Crostinis

I’m about to board a plane to Barcelona! I’ll be gone until the end of the month, but I will still post new recipes and reviews when I have time between Gaudi visits. After Barcelona I will be in France. Be sure to follow @christineatsss on Instagram for daily updates of the amazing food I’ll… Continue reading Baked Caprese Crostinis

Sugar Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

My sister Nene has a massive sweet tooth. While I only crave sweet things when I’m PMS-ing, she snacks on candy pretty much everyday. As I’m typing this, she is at her desk having Oreos. We bought some at London Heathrow before our flight back to Hong Kong, and we both agreed that they taste… Continue reading Sugar Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Roasted Whole Artichokes

The first time I ate fresh artichokes (not the tangy marinated kind) was in Rome. We had artichoke hearts (boiled or steamed, slathered in olive oil) almost everyday. Restaurants in Hong Kong usually serve the hearts, either boiled, steamed, or marinated. I’ve only been to one place that served the artichoke whole. I loved peeling… Continue reading Roasted Whole Artichokes

A Healthy Breakfast

I don’t want to sound like a huge cliche but yes, breakfast IS the most important meal! It really helps kick start your metabolism and you will feel less tired and less likely to over eat during the day. We never ate “proper” breakfast food at home until a few years ago. I have fond… Continue reading A Healthy Breakfast