Cooking with Carlienne

We are food people. We love eating, cooking, experimenting with anything and everything related to food. Living in the Bay Area gives us plenty of opportunities to eat well, so we often find ourselves falling in love with a dish and wondering if we can recreate it at home. Not to mention our year around the world giving us pure inspiration to learn how to cook new cuisines. Trying out new recipes can sometimes be a way bigger adventure than planned, so we’re excited to share with you our recommendations and hacks around the kitchen!

Finding the Perfect Ice Cream

With summertime on the horizon, we’re bringing you along on our ice cream adventure as we test various recipes and try to create our perfect ice cream flavors. Follow along on our experiments so that you can learn how to make the perfect ice cream for you and stay up to date by subscribing to our Youtube channel, we post new videos every Sunday morning.

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Forget “Recipes”, Try Our Guides

These won’t be the kind of recipes you might be used to, with exact measurements and a step-by-step procedure on what to do. That’s all well and good but our goal is to teach and empower you and your brain in the kitchen.

Anyone can follow a recipe but not many people can cook by feel or know what direction to take a dish if for some reason the flavors don’t quite feel and taste right that day. So rather than call these recipes, they are mere guides for you to achieve the goal we are looking for in a dish. Learning how to successfully save a meal or cook something on a whim or even create your own dish from whatever scraps you have is probably the best skill you can have in the kitchen. This is where all the fun is in the kitchen!

Experimentation and having the confidence to try something will open the world and your kitchen to so many possibilities. Good luck and most importantly have fun!

tamago
Materials for Tamago: Tamago Pan Chopsticks or spatula Small bowl with paper towel or sponge for oil Main Ingredients: Eggs - whisked Optional Ingredients: Dashi - 2oz to 1 egg
shakshuka
Materials for Shakshuka: Oven-safe shallow wide pot High heat spatula Oven Main Ingredients: Oil Onions and Garlic - chopped/small diced Bell Peppers - Half finger length strips Cumin, Paprika, Cayenne
3 colored steamed eggs
Materials for 3 Colored Steamed Eggs: Steamer or steamer stand and large pot that fits dish* Deep steam-able dish, about 7-8 inches in diameter and at least 2 inches deep
omurice
Materials for Omurice: Non-stick pan Chopsticks or spatula Main Ingredients: Rice or fried rice Oil or butter 3 eggs Ketchup or gravy Optional Ingredients: A couple splashes of dashi broth
crab omelette
Materials for Jay Fai Crab Omelette: Wide rimmed pot for frying 2 spatulas 1 medium bowl 1 small bowl Whisk Main Ingredients: 3 + 2 eggs About 2 tablespoons/ or
Vietnamese egg coffee
Materials for Vietnamese Egg Coffee (ca phe trung or cà phê trứng): Phin Coffee filter Coffee cups Shallow to medium height wide container Hand mixer or stand mixer Main Ingredients:
cloud eggs
Materials for Cloud Eggs: Baking sheet Hand mixer and bowl or stand mixer Spatula Oven Main Ingredients: 2 egg whites 1 yolk Salt to taste Goal for Cloud Eggs: Texture:
frittata
Materials for Frittatas: Oven Safe Pan Main Ingredients: Eggs Butter/Oil Optional Ingredients: Fillings: Vegetables, proteins, cheeses and or leftovers Goal for Frittatas: Texture: Depending on type of egg, firm to
waffle eggs
Materials for Waffled Eggs: Waffle maker Knife and cutting board or shredder Utensil for mixing Mixing bowl Main Ingredients: Eggs Oil or Oil Spray Optional Ingredients: Fillings: Par Cooked Vegetables,