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Recipe: Beef and Shiitake Mushroom Stir Fry

Recipe: Beef and Shiitake Mushroom Stir Fry

Shiitake mushrooms are popular in East Asian cuisine. Not only are they delicious and filled with umami flavor, they also have nutritious properties. Shiitake mushrooms provide a rich combination of B vitamins and along with minerals like copper, zinc, and selenium. It’s a healthy source of carbohydrates, low in fat, and also provides dietary fiber....

Kikkoman Kikk-ed up Thanksgiving Review

Like I mentioned on a previous post, Kikkoman had contacted me about participating in their “Kikk-ed” up Thanksgiving campaign – incorporating Kikkoman products into your Thanksgiving dinner. They provided recipes for a Savory Turkey Brine, Green Bean Casserole, Glazed Yams, and Panko Crusted Potato. I agreed to try out their recipes and share my Kikkoman...

Savory bread and polenta pudding

I noticed the other day that I had a lot of sliced bread laying around. I decided to make some savory bread pudding. Last time I made a savory bread pudding, I really enjoyed it. This time I wanted to try something slightly different. I looked around in my fridge and freezer to see what...

Dinner at home

Here are a few pictures from dinner at my mom’s place the other week: Chicken and vegetablesDelicious marinated chicken wings and legs with a pile of vegetables cooked with garlic. Mushrooms and bamboo shootsA combination of mushrooms, bamboo shoots and white shirataki noodles. The shirataki noodles are flavorless but has a nice tender texture. It...

Spinach and Mushroom Polenta Quiche

The recipe for the Spinach and Mushroom Quiche was adapted from The Modern Vegetarian Kitchen by Peter Berley. Instead of using a pastry crust for the quiche, I decided to use cooked polenta as the top and bottom layers. The original recipe did not use any butter for their pastry crust. The recipe for the...

Polenta

I was recently introduced to polenta. I don’t believe I’ve tried it before and wasn’t really sure what it was. Wikipedia tells me that polenta is boiled cornmeal. I made a trip to the supermarket and purchased a small bag of Bob’s Red Mill Corn Grits Polenta. Since I was new to this, I decided...

Greek style Fish recipe

During my last trip to Sam’s Club, I picked up a large bag of frozen white fish fillets, individually frozen. I searched through Recipezaar.com for a fish recipe and came across this simple recipe for Greek Tilapia. Previously, I made a post on a recipe for Flounder Mediterranean, which I enjoyed tremendously. However, I had...

Lunar New Year Food (Vegetarian Style)

This entry showcases some delicious vegetarian dishes I ate this past weekend. The main ingredients of the dishes are tofu, bean curd, and gluten. Some were purchased from a Buddhist temple that serves an amazing assortment of vegetarian cuisine. Some were prepared by my mom who is a big fan of Chinese vegetarian foods. There’s...

Hot Pot

Hot pot (also known as: Chinese fondue or fire pot) is one of my favorites during the winter months. It’s also great for groups and festive times like a family Christmas dinner! Hot pot, as the name suggests, involves a simmering hot pot placed over either a portable gas stove or an electric stove, at...

Steamed pork over tofu

Here’s one of my favorite dishes that my mom makes. It’s a pretty simple dish, but is definitely very tasty. I don’t know the exact recipe for here’s the essence of it. There’s three basic ingredients: Minced pork Preserved mustard greens Firm tofu. The preserved mustard greens usually come in refrigerated packages and can be...

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