Lucho Cooks Posts

May 18, 2017 / / Dessert

Today’s recipe is for one of my favorite ice-cream flavors: matcha! Matcha is a Japanese tea powder, finely ground from a particular kind of green tea. It packs a lot of…

May 11, 2017 / / Asian Flavors

One of the most famous sauces in the world comes today to Lucho Cooks. It’s sweet and savory, shiny and so delicious. The best part is that it’s also incredibly…

April 29, 2017 / / Asian Flavors

Today’s recipe is for a no-fuss, quick chicken dish. Delicious bitesized pieces of chicken in an aromatic sauce, perfectly combining sweet and savory with a hint of heat. This goes great over…

April 25, 2017 / / Asian Flavors

Today’s recipe is for one of my favorite chicken dishes, inspired by a Korean classic (Dakgangjeong, 닭강정). This dish consists of double-fried crispy chicken pieces, coated in a sweet, spicy and garlicky…

April 12, 2017 / / Cakes & Tarts

Easter is coming! I don’t know about you, but I like a sweet one. So today’s recipe is for a cake, Portuguese inspired! The southern region of the Algarve is…

April 9, 2017 / / Comfort Food

This is a recipe for a small dish that goes great with a few beers in a sunny afternoon. It’s inspired by both the Spanish classic patatas bravas and the Middle-Eastern batata harrah, in which…

April 4, 2017 / / Fish & Seafood
March 25, 2017 / / Asian Flavors

Today’s recipe is for Char Siu (叉燒): pork belly roasted in a delicious and rich Chinese barbecue marinade that later turns into a sticky sauce. And although this recipe echoes…

March 16, 2017 / / Beef

Today’s recipe is for a delicious beef stew! In this stew, the beef is slowly cooked in Guinness beer, along with potatoes and carrots. Simple, hearty and delicious comfort food. The…

March 10, 2017 / / Asian Flavors

Today’s recipe brings some Asian flavors to your table, inspired by a very famous Korean noodle dish (Japchae,잡채). This dish of slightly spicy prawns with delicious noodles, crunchy vegetables and…