Raspberry Sparkling Cocktail

Don't know which drink to serve on you Oscar party, or any party? Then this delicious Raspberry Sparkling Cocktail is exactly what you need. It's incredibly festive and perfect for any occasion! Feel free to use any sparkling wine you like, Champagne, Prosecco, or Cava will be great as long as it's Brut and has lots of bubbles :) Just don't forget to chill it before the party! TIP: Make the raspberry sauce in advance and refrigerate until needed. Continue Reading

Asparagus Mimosa Salad

This Asparagus Mimosa Salad is one of the simplest and healthiest breakfast recipes we have on our website. In fact, this salad can be served at any time of the day, but since it topped with a grated egg (the most breakfast ingredient ever), we love to have it in the morning. The recipe is super simple, yet very delicious. Just want to warn you to keep an eye on your asparagus. Make sure to blanch it just for 3-4 minutes, not to boil it until it becomes soft and brownish. Bon Appétit! T... Continue Reading

Super Easy Cottage Cheese Doughnuts

Dreaming about soft, hot, and light as a feather homemade doughnuts? There is nothing easier! We called this recipe Super Easy Cottage Cheese Doughnuts for a reason. Just a few simple ingredients, you probably already have in your kitchen, and you can make the magic happen. Spend about 40 minutes of your time to get one of the most delicious breakfast/dessert you can imagine. When we deep fry something, we like to use sunflower oil. It has a high smoke point and a neutral flavor, unlike ... Continue Reading

Hummus and Fried Tomatoes Bruschetta

As you may notice, we are in love with bruschetta because it's a perfect appetizer and a great snack option. In addition, it's always exciting to play with different ingredients and experiment with new recipes. That's why we decided to create a vegetarian version that will have a uniquely robust flavor of fresh herbs and veggies. Very happy, these Hummus and Fried Tomatoes bruschetta came out so delicious. As always, we tested a new recipe on our friends, and they loved it a lot! We served ... Continue Reading

Modern Garden Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing

Here is a twist on a classic garden salad with golden-brown potatoes, roasted bell pepper, crunchy snow peas and creamy homemade ranch dressing. It's always great to experiment with traditional recipes and give them a new life. By adding roasted veggies, we could turn a regular salad into a substantial meal and still keep it healthy. We also decided to add a bit of summer freshness with snow peas and fresh dill. That's why our salad feels like a perfect summer dish, except you can cook it all ... Continue Reading

Roasted Cauliflower Japanese Style Noodles

Asian noodle salad is always a good idea, especially during a busy work week. We like to keep our noodle salad clean and straightforward, with a few bright ingredients and umami miso dressing. Intrigued? Then it's time to try our Japanese Style Noodles with Roasted Cauliflower. For this salad, we used traditional Japanese Somen noodles. These noodles are very delicate and thin and made from wheat flour. Somen nicely absorb the creamy dressings, and usually served cold with savory sauces ... Continue Reading

Crispy Baked Apple Oats

We have plenty of complex and luscious breakfast recipes on Viva La Food. With that in mind, we've decided to share something very simple and yummy today. Because we all want to eat delicious breakfast, but spend the minimum time and effort to prepare it. This Baked Apple Oats will be a perfect solution for your work week breakfast routine. It'll be ready in no time, while you're getting ready for work, and will provide you with energy and essential fiber for the whole day. You ... Continue Reading

Sweet’ n ‘Tangy Chicken Wings

Game Day is all about getting together with friends, eating good food, and sharing a great experience. That's why we prepared this incredible Sweet'n'Tangy Chicken wings. We could not think of a more suitable dish for this occasion that traditional chicken wings, but with a modern twist. We wanted to play around with the flavorful ingredient. For the marinade, we use a mix of Asian sauces, brown sugar, fresh garlic, and ginger. So many powerful ingredients in one dish it's almost too good to be ... Continue Reading

Alexander’s Patisserie – Dessert Paradise in the Heart of Silicon Valley

If you're a foodie, sweet tooth, or an aesthete who can appreciate real beauty in any shape or form you'll have to visit this charming patisserie. One of the most sophisticated dessert places in Bay Area, Alexander's Patisserie will amaze you with its variety of fancy cakes, macaroons, and pastries. When you step into its hall, you instantly get carried away into a wonderland, where all you want to do is to try each and every desert you see. Chef Dries Delanghe came all the way from Belgium yo ... Continue Reading

Spicy Butternut Squash Curry Soup

Butternut squash is one of our favorite ingredients to cook with. It contains endless possibilities for experiments. You can pretty much cook anything with it from mouthwatering appetizer to fantastic main course and delicate dessert. Just add complementing herbs and spices, and you'll get an amazing dish. Inspired by this wonderful ingredient, we decided to cook very quick and straightforward but fabulously flavorful Spicy Butternut Squash Curry Soup. This soup is an ideal dish for a ... Continue Reading