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The Yum Yum Factor · 3d ago

My Travel Notebook: Day Trips from Barcelona - Girona and Tarrogona

brightly coloured facades of the houses overlooking the Onyar RiverIf you are in Barcelona more than a few days, you are missing out if you don't plan at least one day trip, depending on you...
The Yum Yum Factor · 1W ago

My Barcelona Notebook: Ten Days Of Joyous Eating, Drinking and More Eating

It would be an understatement to say that we probably ate some of the best food in recent ...
The Yum Yum Factor · 2W ago

Pressure Cooker Thai Red Curry Beef

I've gotta be honest, I have not loved my attempts at making Thai beef curries in my pressure cooker up until now. It just always felt like the sauce was a little too thin and it lacked body...
The Yum Yum Factor · 2W ago

March means Supper Club and Cooking Classes

I am back from a ten day trip to Barcelona and man, am I fired up! I just spent 10 days eating and drinking and exploring, I lugged home three sizes of paella pans, cazuelas, spices, dried peppers, black sea salt and a brain overloaded with ideas. Ke...
The Yum Yum Factor · 2M ago

January Supper Club at The Kingston Social - Peruvian Flavah

Okay, Toronto Peeps, it's a new year and we are starting up our monthly Supper Clubs at The Kingston Social House, in Toronto's East East End.The first dinner of the year, this Sunday, January 21, will feature one of my favourite meals to cook and ea...
The Yum Yum Factor · 2M ago

Pressure Cooker Seco de Carne - Peruvian Beef Stew

You may have noticed that I am not keeping up with my regular pace on the blog. For the last 8 years, I've tried to add at least 1 or 2 recipes a week but my own cooking gigs have kept me ou...
The Yum Yum Factor · 2M ago

Turkey Pot Pie - Take a Walk on the LIght Side

I get it, I don't always feel like cooking some huge holiday meal either. I find, as my son gets older, we do less and less Christmasy stuff and spend the time off hanging out together. We g...
The Yum Yum Factor · 3M ago

Hey Toronto Peeps, Come Eat Turkey With Me

It's an Ugly Sweater Party!Read more »
The Yum Yum Factor · 3M ago

Aguadito de Pollo with Crispy Chicken Skin- Peruvian Chicken Cilantro Soup in the Instant Pot

The Kingston Social and I are teaming up again for the new year and resurrecting our month...
The Yum Yum Factor · 4M ago

Sous Vide Crema Volteada - The Peruvian Style Flan You Have Been Waiting For

It's no secret that I am a lover of all things custard and caramel.Creme brulee? I'm thereCreme caramel? Can't stop me.Dulce de Leche? Hold my earringsRead more »