Miso Salmon with Stir Fried Noodles

For this week’s recipe, we continued diving into healthy Asian cuisines, this time with healthy salmon recipe using miso glaze from the Japanese diet. With this meal, I touch upon many key aspects of a Japanese diet: noodles, fish, vegetables, and miso. The recipe for the glaze was another one that I learned recently at…

Korean Steak Tacos with Homemade Kimchi

For this week’s recipe, we are featuring Korean Steak Tacos with Homemade Kimchi. I was inspired by a staple ingredient used in Korean culture called Gojuchang. For more information on this ingredient, you can visit the Tip Tuesday from this week. As a quick overview, it’s a fermented red chili paste that can be used for a…

The Best Homemade Gyoza with Dipping Sauce

It is officially 2017, I would like to start by wishing everyone a happy New Year!  This is the time where everyone is starting to roll out their New Years resolutions. For us, some of our goals are to eat better (such an original idea, right?!), save more money by cooking at home more often,…

Thanksgiving Mashed and Souffled Potatoes

Today is Sunday November 27, 2016- the Sunday after Thanksgiving. This year, for my family, today is our Thanksgiving. With four out of the six of us working in the culinary industry, holidays are not always a standard day off. This year, my mother had to work, so we moved dinner until today. The day might…

Baked Lamb Shank with Goat Cheese Purple Mashed Potatos

Continuing from last month’s Fall/Winter comfort food dish, Red Wine Braised Short Ribs- this week, I’m going to share with you another rich and hearty dish that is perfect to keep you warm and satisfied during a cold day. Last month’s was one of my all-time favorite dishes, and this week is going to be one of…

Grilled Watermelon Salad with smoked orange vinaigrette 

Grilling isn’t just for proteins and vegetables, you can also grill fruit as well. With all of the sugar that is in fruit, heating processes such as grilling caramelizes those sugars giving them a deeper flavor. Grilling fruit is great for salads and for desserts. Like last weeks article I’m going to talk about grilling…

Grilled Summer Corn Salad

Summer calls for grilling, and grilling is what must be done. Whether the perfect steak (medium rare, just saying) or BBQ grilled chicken or a juicy cheese burger, every main dish deserves a great side dish. Charred vegetables from the grill make for that tasty side. One of my favorite original recipes that go with…

Thai Beets

When we went to Portland, Oregon we had an amazing salad from Pok Pok called Neua Naam Tok. Nam Tok  translates to waterfall beef. It is called this because it is considered to still have “water” in it (or blood). The dressing for the meat salad consists of ground roasted rice, lime juice, fish sauce,…