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.
Niçoise Salad with raw and cooked vegetables to cater to all sorts of preferences. Everyone can mix and match to suit their taste buds.
This Sweet Potato Waldorf Salad is a twist on the classic with the addition of sweet potatoes and cranberries providing a contrast of colors and textures.
Impress family and friends with this hollowed out Sweet Stuffed Pumpkin dessert filled with mixed dried fruits and spices. It is warm, delicious, and perfect for the holidays.
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.
Moist and fragrant Spiced Pumpkin Bread flavored with warm spices. The addition of toasted pumpkin seeds provides crunch and texture.
This warm and delicious Curried Corn Chowder is a twist on the classic with the addition of curry powder and ginger to give it a slightly spicy flavor.
Where did the week go? It’s Friday again! Seems like the days just flew by. Nevertheless, I am so glad the weekend is here. Now that school is in session again, weekends are precious. It’s a time to slow down, chill out, and recharge.
Woohoo! Another Fun Friday and it’s time for grilled peppers. We were out on a long drive last weekend to take advantage of the great weather. On our way home we stopped by some farm stands selling gorgeous, fresh produce. There were lots of corn, new potatoes, cucumbers, zucchinis, a variety of peppers, sweet onions,…
This spicy tangy Shrimp and Eggplant Curry is delicious served with steamed rice and papadums. Can be prepared in 30 minutes.
Simple and tasty Stir Fry Spicy Water Spinach (kangkung/convolvulus) flavored with fermented soybean curds and garlic chili sauce.
This crunchy Stuffed Oi Kimchi (Cucumber Kimchi) is a wonderful condiment during the warm summer months when small Kirby cucumbers are easily available.
Easy and tasty Pan Fried Summer Squash and Sausages with Rosemary using the freshest ingredients from the farmer’s market.
This cool tasty Cucumber, Tomato, and Boondi Raita is delicious with curries or grilled meats. The boondi (gram flour puffs) provide a nice crunch.
Spicy Okra Salad with a garlic chili sauce and dried shrimps dressing. Very appetizing and best served with a bowl of steamed rice.
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.
This Spring Greens, Strawberry, and Feta Salad with balsamic vinaigrette has a sweet salty combination that is sure to tease the taste buds.
Vegetable Moussaka of pan fried eggplants and zucchinis layered with a tomato based sauce, topped with cheese and baked. Makes a delicious side dish.
Silky smooth Steamed Eggplants dressed with soy sauce, mirin, and garlic infused oil. It is simple, healthy, and delicious served with rice.