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Recipe Testing: Sesame Wow Greens

Here’s another vegan recipe I tested for Terry Hope Romano’s upcoming international cookbook. So far, I’ve tried her fresh noodle soup in sesame miso broth, ginger marinated cucumbers, pumpkin potato panko cutlets, as well as her spicy kale coconut relish. This time I tested another one of her Japanese-inspired dishes – oshitashi, a Japanese spinach...

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...

Salmon cream pasta

Here is a recipe for a tasty salmon cream pasta, that is surprisingly not too heavy. Normally the recipe calls for whipping or heavy cream, but milk can be substituted instead for a less heavy cream sauce. This recipe is pretty simple and makes a delightful dish for two (or three). Next time, I would...

Chinese New Year Feast Part 2 – Recipes

Here are the recipes for the Watercress soup, Spinach and Tofu Dumplings, and Mock Beef Dumplings from Chinese New Year Feast Part 1, along with some helpful links on dumpling making. Enjoy! I’ll write up the recipes for the delicious stir-fry rice noodles and tasty marinated beef soon… very soon.

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...

Miso Eggplant Wrap

Ingredients: 1 large eggplant or 2 japanese eggplants 1/4 light miso 1 tsp sugar 1 tbp mirin 1 tbp rice vinegar Directions: Preheat broiler or oven (set to about 350F is good). Cut the eggplant in half length wise. Place the eggplant into the broiler/oven and cook until it starts to brown (about 15 minutes)....

Tofu, Seaweed, Spinach Soup

Here’s a recipe for a healthy light soup. It is quick and simple. Ingredients: 8 ounces of soft tofu (cut into little cubes) baby spinach 1 ounce dried seaweed (wakame) 2 quarts chicken or vegetable broth 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 tablespoon minced ginger salt and pepper, to taste (some sliced...