On the road, we randomly stopped for lunch. The driver calls me into the kitchen, there we ordered, without a menu but rather from what they have in the kitchen, apparently fresh from the fields. He tries to explain the unfamiliar items while I struggle to decipher what he is telling me. But all is … Continue reading Yunnan Eats: Cheese, Cured Pork and Fresh Vegetables
Boring weekends are the best time to try a new recipe especially if the recipe calls for more preparation time and effort. So one Saturday with nothing much happening, I planned then purchased all that I needed to try this Lasagna recipe, which I cut into half or God forbid, I’d never want to see … Continue reading Weekend Lasagna
Credits: Jackie Torres URAwesome Quick Page From my summer read last year, I came across many delightful recipes that I noted to try. The book, Mediterranean Summer is an interesting read about David Shalleck’s life-changing culinary journey as chef on board the Serenity, the classic sailing yacht owned by one of Italy’s most prominent couples. … Continue reading Awesome Marinara!
Credits: Snack Bag, Sunshine, Fun Surf papers from LivE SSunFun collection; Floral clusters and journal tag from LivE U R Awesome kit. All from LivE Designs. Ribbon Acrylic from Scrapmatters Life Little Surprises kit. After a 3-month non-stop feasting on all sorts of food, my test results finally manifested negatively on this indulgence. Cholesterol levels … Continue reading Parmesan Oatmeal
In the Sichuan Province where this dish supposedly originated, Kung Pao Chicken is usually eaten with rice. I like it either way, mixed with pasta or over rice. I first came across Kung Pao Chicken absurdly in the US, Panda Express most likely but many of the Chinese restaurants would have it on their menu. … Continue reading Kung Pao Pasta in a Snap
I love sausages and always have a few stashed in my freezer. These tasty bangers save the day for me many times over. There are days when A is famished and I am worn out. This scrumptious dish has become a winner because it does not ask for much attention or preparation for that matter … Continue reading Sausages to the Rescue
I think I buy way too much stuff. It’s either that or I need to eat in more often. I get over excited when I see produce that I like in the market. You see, shopping for 2, sometimes just for me is not an easy task. And more often than not, I tend to … Continue reading Clearing the Crisper