Bacon Wrapped Figs Recipe & Giveaway

By Tsz on June 24, 2013

Bacon Wrapped Figs

Gastrophoria is bacon wrapped figs on top of fresh greens for a quick summer lunch. As much as I enjoy cooking, I tend to stay away from the kitchen on hot summer days because anything that requires more than a quick saute turns my home into a food-scented sauna. Instead, I defer to my oven ...

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Recipe : Ginger Carrot Soup

By Tsz on June 6, 2013

Ginger Carrot Soup by Padre Hotel

Gastrophoria is a big bowl of homemade ginger carrot soup. A few months back, I had the most amazing bowl of ginger carrot soup at the Padre Hotel for a carrot themed weekend hosted by Grimmway Farms. It was one of the dishes that just lingers in your mind. So velvety, so rich and with ...

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Blueberry Lemon Ginger Oat Bars

By Tsz on March 13, 2013

Blueberry Lemon Ginger Oat Bars

Gastrophoria is a crunchy, homemade blueberry lemon ginger oat bar. I love watching movies—nothing beats a cozy night in with a film and a big bowl of popcorn (with grated parmesan + truffle oil please)! One exercise I tend to do during movie nights is to envision a signature dish that embodies the main character or ...

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Recipe Hack : Shrimp Burger a la Umamicatessen

By Tsz on February 26, 2013

Shrimp burger

Gastrophoria is Umamicatessen's shrimp burger. It's no secret that Umami is a temple for burgers—beefy well-crafted specimens paired with umami laced toppings such as parmesan crisps, roasted shitakes, truffle cheese, and many more. But, did you know about their non-beef concoctions? Turns out they create burger magic with tuna and shrimp too! And what magic ...

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