Happy World Cup Final 2014!

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Happy World Cup Final 2014! Argentina vs. Germany? Who do you want to win? Currently watching it  right now as I type! Just hoping for a great game! It’s been a pretty exciting month-long competition! Given that it is now on, I won’t take too long to tell you about this dish that I created for the World Cup 2014 final. What could it be other than pasta?  Football/soccer players and all athletes around the world eat pasta to fuel them!  Continue reading

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Pan-Seared Scallops & Crunchy Apple Salad Lettuce Cups

I was watching Gordon Ramsay make a simple, yet elegant dish of pan fried scallops with crunchy apple salad on the first episode of his latest TV show Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cookery CourseImmediately, I knew that I had to make that dish for Thanksgiving. Continue reading

MasterChef Audition – What was it like?

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So what is it like to audition for the reality TV cooking competition MasterChef? A little over a week ago, I auditioned in downtown San Diego. I never thought that I would try out for a reality TV show! But with the urging of good friends and support from family, I thought, “Why not?” I know that I can cook well enough to impress the judges on the show: Chef Gordon Ramsay, Chef Graham Elliot, and Restauranteur & Wine Expert Joe Bastianich.

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After registering online, filling out an 11-page application, and days of practicing a signature dish, I was ready to WOW everyone who tried my food at the casting call. Continue reading