Recipes

The Best Salad Dressings

Today, we are going to talk about salad dressings. It may seem like a simple topic but it’s really much more than a “sauce” put on a salad. At Cafe 21, we make our salad dressing from scratch. We prefer vinaigrette of various flavors because they best bring out the taste of the vegetables without […]

Steak and Egg Dutch Baby: from Old World to New

Today, I’m going to talk about one of my favorite breakfast items: A Dutch Baby. While Dutch Baby’s originated in Germany and were traditionally served as pancakes made from eggs with lemon juice and powered sugar , they have evolved over time to become both savory and sweet. If you see a Dutch Baby, it […]

Making your own Home-made Mozzarella

Today, I would like to give you an easy recipe for your own Mozzarella Cheese. Mozzarella is very good with caprese salads, pizzas and as quick appetizers, combined with basil or as a simple cheese ball ingredient mixed with herbs, spices and nuts. Mozzarella most usually comes in two consistencies – hard or soft. Hard […]

How We Implementing New Menu Items

Leyla and I take great pride in our menu offerings, which we carefully craft to be mouthwatering and flavorful, as well as good-for-you and socially conscious. We use locally grown, organic ingredients, hormone-free meats, and yeast-free breads. When we are considering adding a new dish to our menu, we know it needs to fit in […]

It’s All in the Yogurt

I would like to talk about yogurt and yogurt-based drinks that are very popular in Eastern cultures. Ayran it’s a yogurt drink, that has different names – Doogh, Tan, Lassi – it is served chilled to accompany a tasty lunch in Turkey or early dinner in Azerbaijan, or maybe late breakfast in Iran and India. […]