seoul in the city

a love affair with food. travel. design.

back in chicago… December 28, 2009

Filed under: chicago — seoulinthecity @ 5:34 pm

I arrived in Chicago 3 weeks ago, and Chicago has been all about snow and freezing temperatures! I definitely miss the sunny, perfect Sydney weather. So what have I been doing? Well, aside from planning on travel plans in the near future, I have been testing out some fun recipes!

Recently, a good friend and fabulous chef Beverly Kim and I made pizza dough from scratch. Yes, I am embarrassed to admit that I have never tempted to make pizza dough from scratch! Bev’s favorite recipe is from Julia Child’s baking book…and it did take some time. However, it was definitely worth it!

I made extra dough, and made some neopolitan pizza’s for my brother Ray and and his wife Jiye…and Ray said it was the best! A very nice compliment…from a strong food critic.

chicken sausage, butternut squash, mushrooms in red sauce


i burned the crust a little, but it was still delicious!


making of pizza #2


voila! arugula, butternut squash, mozzarella in white sauce!


on christmas day-cod with german mustard, capers, and creme fraiche...


looks nicer on the platter!


risotto with asparagus, peas, lemon, and mascarpone-first time making risotto, and it was pretty darn good!

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