This Turmeric Spiced Quinoa is lightly pan fried with spices and mixed with green peas and grape tomatoes. It is deliciously nutty and flavorful!
Fresh and zesty pasta tossed with tender asparagus and crispy flavored breadcrumbs. Very tasty and spring-like.
We are finally beginning to see some winter thaw and spring-like weather here. It only just started this past weekend. Although the night time and early morning temperatures are still below freezing, the day time temperatures are now above freezing. The sun is out and the snow piles are getting smaller. Hopefully they will all [...]
I mentioned in my previous post that Ro-Ri San recently returned from Italy bearing lots of pasta and seasonings from Rome. I have not been to Italy myself but hope to visit real soon. From Ro-Ri San’s pictures and descriptions, I have been trying to re-create the trattoria atmosphere he experienced there. I went and [...]
Noodles are the other staple food at our house apart from rice. We eat noodles regularly, at least once or twice a week, if not more. In fact, my youngest son, Ro-Jiro probably prefers noodles to rice. His answer is always, “Noodles!” when asked for his preference. For this reason, I do keep a good [...]
Couscous originated from North Africa where it is usually served with a meat or vegetable stew. Like pasta, it is made of semolina flour but instead of mixing the flour with water and egg to form a dough, it is simply moistened and rubbed between hands to form tiny spherical granules. As you can imagine, [...]
I am so glad it is Friday and the weekend is just round the corner. The weather is supposed to be warmer next week and that makes me smile. I have to admit that the last two years of “milder” winters have caused my blood to “thin out” and so the cold seems a little [...]