Arancini-Italian Rice Balls

        Arancini are balls of rice that are stuffed or combined with a filling, coated with breadcrumbs and deep fried.They are typically formed like the size of a small orange, hence the name “arancini”.They originated in Sicily but are enjoyed throughout Italy. In this recipe ,which has been passed down in my…

Celebrating Chinese New Year at Daxxon Restaurant

      Monday , February 8th is Chinese New Year 2016. Each Chinese New Year is characterized by one of the 12 animals which appear in the Chinese Zodiac.  Just as our calendar is divided into 12 months, the Chinese Zodiac is divided into 12 years. Each year is associated with an animal: rat,…

But Wait There’s More! Super Bowl Favorite Eats

       It just wouldn’t be the Super Bowl in our house without our two favorites; pizza and wings! Years ago whenever a crowd gathered at my house for any occasion I had the ridiculous notion that I had to make everything that was served, by myself, from scratch! Well thankfully I came to…

Getting Ready for the Big Game

Super Bowl Sunday, the big game draws near! Not a football fan you say? No worries, have no fear! It becomes so very obvious as you browse through ads and stores  Whether you’re a football fan or not, it’s the food that really scores!  I have a confession to make, if truth were to be…

This Chick Loves Chickpeas!

It’s that time of year when all thoughts turn to eating healthy, losing weight and saving money. I get it, I’m in! There’s just one problem, I’m not into self-deprivation. I love food, always have. I come by it honestly, I was born and raised in an Italian family, all foodies! So therein lies the reason…