Author Archives: Katryn

Chocolate Macarons

Chocolate Macarons

I love baking…but French Macarons have always been on my list of ‘recipes that intimidate me and will probably fail.’ However, Nathan has more faith in my baking prowess than I do and encouraged us to take on the challenge despite my numerous acclamations throughout the process that the cookies would crack, fall, and/or flattenContinue Reading

Cobb Salad

Cobb Salad

We don’t normally (or ever) post basic salad recipes on Rampant Cuisine because salads are pretty self explanatory. However, the Cobb salad, when done well, is salad perfection and a complete meal. I could, quite honestly, eat it every single day for the rest of my life. It has everything you could want on aContinue Reading

Sambousek

Sambousek

When Nathan was in Saudi Arabia he told me about a savory pastry that he had called Sambousek. He described it as a calzone-like cheese stuffed delicacy that was literally oozing butter…it was one of the best things he ate in Saudi so of course I was jealous and we had to attempt to recreateContinue Reading

Baklava

Baklava

Nathan recently went to Saudi Arabia for work and, though he was stuck in the hotel for most of the time, he did come back with some ideas of middle eastern food that we needed to make for the blog. One of them was Baklava, the rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo filledContinue Reading

Peking Duck

Peking Duck

Peking duck is one of those famous and alluring dishes that you hear a lot about but have never actually tried… mostly because not many places offer it and even fewer places make it well. When Nathan mentioned wanting to make this Beijing delicacy I assumed he had tried it and it wasn’t until weContinue Reading