Recipes

The Best Salad Dressings Recipe

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 powdered sugar, they have evolved over time to become both savory and sweet. If you see a Dutch Baby, it almost […]

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 bread. 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. […]