Planning / behind the scenes p1

link to dinner menu here: The planning behind my meals generally supports to one goal: to provide the highest quality ingredients [with the vast majority mainly] from the wild, in order for others… Continue reading

Dinner for 10 pictures

Cooked a dinner for someone I used to watch on MTV! (Suchin Pak!)  It was an absolute blast, a sweet kitchen and very nice guests who enjoy eating for 3+ hours 🙂 The… Continue reading

WILD BOAR FOOD: SEASONAL NUTS PART 2

When the wind blows at this particular location from east to west, the pigs cannot smell us.  Their large eyes that look like human eyes cuando los ojos sacarian (round, not slanty) >.<… Continue reading

Wild Boar Food: Seasonal Nuts part 1

On the private properties where the pigs come down to feast, there are ripe almond groves that go on for miles.  And where those groves end, uniformed rows of fresh, green pistachio trees… Continue reading

Pursuit of Food Philosophy

Philosophy??  Here goes: (a lot can be summed in my first hunt) I don’t want to just take an animal’s life and pose with the trophy – that’s empty.  Like just getting the punchline… Continue reading

Pursuit of Food First Dinner part 2

Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the Bible says love your enemy. -Frank Sinatra   (there would have been more pictures from the dinner, but blame the alcohol!) Otherwise, here’s a few… Continue reading

Pursuit of Food first dinner part 1

The thought behind this dinner was to cook dishes never tried, and pair together similar ideas: i.e. Uni, Wagyu, Bone Marrow (fatty + rich), iberico (cured land animal) versus fresh sea animal (yellowfin… Continue reading

The Difference

Between me and most people is- i dont see a dead pig, I see 250 pounds of bacon, sausage, pork roasts, bone on pork chops, ham hocks. I feel like Bubba Gump right… Continue reading

Eat Fresh Meat

Fresh > Frozen. The opportunities are endless!!!!!!