Ho Chi Minh Chicken

Andrea Meyers - Ho Chi Minh Chicken

g This is my interpretation of a dish from Chef Charlie Ayers, who gained a reputation as the chef who fed Google. He won the job of Google’s corporate chef at a cook-off in 1999, and his cooking became famous for being innovative, healthy, and delicious. Now Chef Ayers consults with companies on restructuring food… 

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Andrea Meyers - Chicken Tikka Masala

Though somewhat clouded in history, chicken tikka masala is clearly based on chicken tikka, a popular dish from South Asia. Chicken tikka is made by baking chicken pieces that have been marinaded in yogurt and spices, and often the pieces are skewered and baked in a tandoor, an Indian clay oven, though in some areas… 

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Chicken Ceylon with Masala Gravy

Andrea Meyers - Chicken Ceylon with Masala Gravy

I really enjoy Indian food, especially a good southern style curry with coconut milk and some garam masala. Last year I came across a treasure trove of some particularly good masala from a spice shop in Norfolk (that has unfortunately closed it’s doors), and the exquisite aroma of this mix is intoxicating. It adds a… 

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Chinese Beef and Broccoli with Tomato

Chinese Beef and Broccoli with Tomato Recipe - Andrea Meyers

I used to order this dish at China House Restaurant in Saipan, and the combination of flavors grabbed me. Admittedly this is an Americanized version of Chinese broccoli beef, but I like the extra layer of flavor the tomatoes add. Don’t add them too soon or cook them for too long; otherwise, they will turn… 

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