Arepa de Cordero Asado

It had been six months since my last arepa, and I knew I had to make a change… the Colombian side of my family had embraced me with open arms, yet I was letting them all down. No longer! I was craving something different this time– so instead of the usual chicken, or black beans,…

Mulsum-Braised Lamb | Polenta Cake

I’m no historian, but I can imagine that many of the world’s greatest ideas, alliances, and solutions were all encouraged with a “little” wine. Similarly, the idea for this dish came from the surplus of wine left in our apartment after our rehearsal dinner last year. We couldn’t finish a bottle one night, and decided…

Lamb and Cannelini Bean Stew

I walked outside the other day, and started to notice the season changing–it was cooler than it had been all summer, and the late summer days were starting to grow shorter. I found some cheap lamb meat at the market, but knew that it would only be edible if I stewed it slowly to tenderize…