A series of recipes for when the day just is really shitty, these dishes are full of nostalgia and comfort. There's a grilled cheese to dip in tomato and carrot ginger soup perfect for eating while you burrito yourself in a blanket and watch trashy TV. There's also a warm congee inspired by Olive Garden that feels like a warm hug from an Asian Grandma in suburbia. Hopefully these dishes make you feel even just a little bit better for a moment.
Grilled Cheese for a Bad Day with Scallion Mayonnaise
An indulgent play off the classic grilled cheese featuring melted gruyere and cheddar alongside apple and scallion mayonnaise oozing between two thick slices of artisan bread.
Spaghetti with Creamy Red Bell Pepper Ginger Sauce
A simple bowl of pasta made with spaghetti tossed with a creamy red bell pepper and ginger sauce. A bowl of carbs made for comforting meal while being simple to put together.
Zuppa Toscana Congee
Simple congee serves as the perfect base for the flavors of the iconic Zuppa Toscana soup from Olive Garden. The congee features a comforting base filled with ground pork, kale, garlic, and sliced potato.
Taiwanese-American Chicken Pot Pie
A classic chicken pot pie with a filling made from onion, chicken thigh, potato, and carrots — but seasoned with classic Taiwanese grandma flavors like scallions, ginger, rice wine, and soy sauce.
Creamy Tomato Carrot and Ginger Soup
An homage to the creamy classic tomato soup flavored with the sweetness of sautéed carrot and the subtle zing of ginger.