Dining Adventure Recipes
Tired of the same ol' same ol'? Try something a little different. All of these meals are great for company, and get high marks for both flavor and fun.
It's surprisingly easy and affordable to make outstanding duck breast for a weeknight meal.
The super-easy sauce is what makes this complex dish simple enough for weeknight meals.
Getting bored of your usual dinners? Here's a quick and easy way to make yummy lamb burgers.
This Potato-Prosciutto Yakitori Recipe makes a nice filler between richer courses, and is extremely simple to make.
Sizzling, grilled Portobello mushrooms drizzled with sauce make a simple, delicious, and light small plate appetizer as part of a Yakitori experience.
Grilled asparagus is perhaps the single most popular small plate in the entire Japanese Yakitori menu. This recipe makes it easy and foolproof by using Prosciutto, and complements it with a green onion variant that is equally good.
Beef with green onions is one of the more popular yakitori dishes. What sets it apart from just-plain-steak is the marinade, the glaze/sauce, cooking it in cubes for more caramelized surface area, and serving each bite with cooked green onion.
This well-known Japanese yakitori dish features chicken glazed with delicious sauce. Green onions, lemon, and togarashi spices add even more flavor. It's hard to find anyone who does NOT like it.
Spring baby lamb chops are probably my favorite yakitori dish. The lamb is tender and the flavors are excellent. Plus, the ability to pick it up and eat it off the bone is attractively carnivorous for those of us who are meat-eaters.
Beef lovers will rave about this unique Japanese cooking experience. This is a true "dining adventure". Shabu Shabu is one of the more popular "hotpot" dishes in Japan. It makes a GREAT meal for entertaining, depending on the size of the crowd.
Treat your friends to a Japanese-style barbecue that is unique, delicious, and fun. Cook one dish at a time, eat it around the kitchen counter as it comes off, and accompany it with plenty of Japanese beer and hot sake. A real Yakitori restaurant may have 50 different dishes to choose from, but 4 dishes is plenty for a fun night. Mix it up by cooking a variety of red meat, poultry, and veggies.
This well-kept Singaporean secret makes an outstanding dining adventure. A heavy black pepper bias makes this both unique and delicious. This Black Pepper Crab recipe works equally well with any type of crab, crayfish, shrimp or lobster. Make it a whole Singaporean experience by serving it with fried rice, green vegetables (e.g. broccoli) sauteed in oyster sauce, and Tiger or Singha beer.