Today is Memorial Day and we commemorate the men and women who gave their lives for the cause of freedom so that we can live in peace. America is my adopted country and I am deeply indebted to the sacrifices made on my behalf across many generations past. This morning my younger son will be…
These vegan Stuffed Peppers with Brown Rice make a lovely and tasty side dish. Meat can easily be added to the stuffing if preferred.
While out shopping some weeks back, I came across this Easter pasta and could not resist bringing it home. It came in a 12 ounce package of pasta shaped into bunnies, carrots, and Easter eggs. Some were colored with spinach and beetroot. It is a fun pasta to prepare for the Easter weekend.
Patties are always a favorite at our house. These tasty morsels of food make a wonderful sidedish or snack. They are also great in the bento box as they taste just as good at room temperature. The base for patties is usually potatoes but chickpeas and lentils are often used. They can be flavored with…
Green Peas Mashed Potato Pancakes – humble and tasty mashed potatoes dressed up with green peas and pan fried. Delicious as a side dish or snack.
Mixed Grain Onigiri with rice, red rice, black rice, sticky rice, millet, amaranth, quinoa, barley, oats, and sesame seeds. Very tasty and satisfying.
Hasselback Sweet Potatoes, a simple yet elegant and tasty side dish for your holiday table. Recipe includes a savory and sweet topping.
Chop Suey Soup (Chai Boey) is a much anticipated “leftover” dish from the Chinese New Year feasting. Richly flavored with roast pork, chilies, and tamarind.
Yee Sang is a raw fish salad and a must-have for the Chinese New Year Feast. Make it at home using lox and a variety of crunchies and vegetables.
These tasty Vietnamese Style Spring Rolls are perfect for lunch in the summer months. They also work beautifully as appetizers any time of the year.
Simmered Kabocha Squash in soy sauce, dashi, and mirin is a delicious side dish that may be eaten at room temperature. It is also great for the lunchbox.
Candied Sweet Potatoes with dried cranberries and orange zest moistened with freshly squeezed orange juice. A must-have for Thanksgiving or any holiday!
Tutti-frutti Spa-ghetti – a tasty salad with an unusual combination of spaghetti squash, kiwi fruit, pomegranate, walnuts, and shaved parmesan cheese.
This Labu Lodeh is based on the popular Indonesian sayur lodeh with the addition of cubed pumpkin to the mix of vegetables simmered in coconut milk.
Delicious vegan Pumpkin Cous Cous flavored with warm spices of cumin, coriander, ginger, and cinnamon reminiscent of North Africa.
This fall favorite Cranberry Wild Rice Stuffed Squash is festive and flavorful. It is delicious served as a main course or side dish.
This Dhal Curry is a very mild and nutritious curry made up mainly of lentils, tomatoes, chilies, and spices. Heat level can be adjusted according to taste.
Simple and tasty Stir Fry Spicy Water Spinach (kangkung/convolvulus) flavored with fermented soybean curds and garlic chili sauce.
Easy and tasty Pan Fried Summer Squash and Sausages with Rosemary using the freshest ingredients from the farmer’s market.
Soybean Sprouts and Dried Tofu Stir-fry – a tasty vegan dish with a meaty texture using convenient reconstituted dried tofu. Takes only minutes to prepare.
This Warm Jicama and Cabbage Salad is an adapted version of the Jiu Hu Char using shrimps instead of pork belly and dried cuttle fish strips.